Prankster disrupts Oppenheimer's acceptance speech at BAFTA Awards

The BAFTA Award for Best Prank goes to… . .

Members of the British Academy Film Awards security team have revealed they evicted a prankster shortly after he was able to join the cast of Oppenheimer's film on stage after the troupe won best picture on Sunday.

A Bafta spokesperson said: “A social media prankster was removed by security last night after he joined the final award winners on stage.” Deadline said After the awards show. “We take this very seriously, and do not wish to give him any publicity by commenting further.”

According to BAFTA officials, the prankster (third from left) jumped at the opportunity to join the film's cast and crew when “Oppenheimer” producer Emma Thomas urged several cast members to join them on stage. BBC/BAFTA Film Awards 2024

According to BAFTA officials, the prankster jumped at the opportunity to join the film's cast and crew when “Oppenheimer” producer Emma Thomas urged several cast members to join the film's crew. Join them on stageSaying: “Where are you? Come on everyone!”

The BBC broadcast captured the prankster sprinting across the stage while Hollywood icon Michael J. Fox presented the award to the team.

Although the award ceremony refused to name the person, many fans online identified the man as a YouTuber who uses the alias Lizwani.

“Looks like @LizwaniYT took to the stage during #Oppenheimer's win at @BAFTA.” A fan posted on X Along with a video of the prankster sneaking up behind Thomas, 52, and the film's director, Christopher Nolan, who is her husband.

The prankster, who was wearing a black business suit and hat, could be seen looking around before smiling and looking at the ground during Thomas' acceptance speech.

The Post has contacted both the BAFTAs and Lizwani for comment.

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The BBC broadcast captured the funnyman sprinting across the stage while Hollywood icon Michael J. Fox presented the award to the team. BBC/BAFTA Film Awards 2024
The prankster, who was wearing a black suit and hat, could be seen looking around before smiling and looking at the ground during Thomas' acceptance speech. BBC/BAFTA Film Awards 2024

Liswani who YouTube channel Filled with many other prank videos, he confirmed his appearance at the award show by posting two photos and one video On his Instagram story.

In the video, Liswani revealed that his sneak into the BAFTA Awards was his “second TV appearance” and that the video “will be released soon”.

The prankster later revealed that police had taken part of his footage, but claimed he still planned to release a video because he had “a lot left”.

“Looks like @LizwaniYT took to the stage during #Oppenheimer's win at @BAFTA,” one fan posted on X (formerly Twitter) along with a video of the prankster standing behind Thomas, 52, and the film's director, Christopher Nolan (far left). He is also her husband. BBC/BAFTA Film Awards 2024
The prankster later revealed that police had taken part of his footage, but claimed he still planned to release a video due to the fact he had “a lot left”. @lizwani/ Instagram

Lezwani later posted a photo of himself claiming that if it reached 1,000 likes he would post the full video.

The post currently has 930 likes.

This isn't the first time the YouTuber has infiltrated high-profile events.

In 2022, the man managed to infiltrate BRIT Awards And also FIFA Golden Ball Football award.

The film “Oppenheimer” won seven awards, including the best director award for Nolan (53 years old), and star Cillian Murphy won the lead actor award.

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