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And the Oscar for Best Presenter goes to...the quiet but memorable BB8. On Sunday, tiny robot BB8, the undisputed star (ha) of the Star Wars franchise, took the stage at the 2018 Oscars to present the awards for Best Animated Short Film and Best Animated Feature Film. via GIPHY (Oh, and Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill, and Kelly Marie Tran were there, too, but this moment isn't about them.) SEE ALSO: Here's the full Oscars 2018 winners list BB8 took the stage alongside his Star Wars cast mates where he stole the show with his signature bleeps and bloops. Naturally, he's emerged as Sunday night's fan fave. BEST MOMENT!!! #Oscars #BB8 pic.twitter.com/mQURsoJ5xb — Kiley (@Kileyggg) March 5, 2018 MARK HAMILL, OSCAR ISAAC, KELLY MARIE TRAN AND BB8!!!! pic.twitter.com/6zfWAhJKDP — Matt (@adoringajlee) March 5, 2018 BB8 WHO ARE YOU WEARING? BB8!? BB8! — Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) March 5, 2018 If BB8 gives the Times Up speech I'll scream — billy eichner (@billyeichner) March 5, 2018 I’m inside that frickin ball and I just crushed that tux joke. #bb8 #oscars — Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) March 5, 2018 OSCAR PATTING BB8 RT IF YOU AGREE — luna (@poesdameron) March 5, 2018 🚨🚨🚨OSCAR ISAAC GAVE BB8 A TUMMY SCRATCH🚨🚨🚨 #oscars90 — Leigh Lahav (@leighlahav) March 5, 2018 I'd love to see BB8 fall down the stairs like Jennifer Lawrence. #Oscars — Derek Haas (@derekhaas) March 5, 2018 This was BB8 waiting for his cue stage right. So calm under the pressure #Oscars pic.twitter.com/lQcRoLx02f — Rebecca Keegan (@ThatRebecca) March 5, 2018 Oscars 2019 host, perhaps? We can dream. WATCH: Star Wars fans worldwide are attending lightsaber schools
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Note: This commentary contains spoilers for the movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. “Star Wars” is an epic. Hux was a little high-strung in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, but this was balanced with other aspects of his character.