It has been a full year since John Travolta famously butchered Idina Menzel's name on stage at the Oscars, but until now we haven't received any sort of real explanation as to how and why he so badly mispronounced her name.
After the two stars made light of the mistake at this year's Oscars Sunday night—both joked that they haven't been able to escape it—Travolta made his way over to Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he finally revealed the truth behind Adele Dazeem.
The American Crime Story actor was originally given a 15-minute warning before he was supposed to make his way to the stage, but at the last second, a "page" (aka an assistant) told him he only had seconds before he had to walk out! Unfortunately (or fortunately) for the Oscar nominee, he ran into Goldie Hawn!
Describing Kate Hudson's mom as "sexy" and "beautiful," Travolta admitted he got star struck and was completely overwhelmed by her looks that he didn't really absosrb the fact that a page had just told him that Menzel's name on the teleprompter had been changed to phonetic spelling.