Watch Quentin Tarantino’s Cringe-Worthy Golden Globe Gaffe

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“The Hateful Eight” director did not win an award, but he still managed to rub the audience the wrong way with an offensive acceptance speech.

Golden Globe Awards host Ricky Gervais may have made some rather controversial jokes during his opening monologue, but it was Quentin Tarantino who angered the audience with his drunken flub during the event.

The renowned writer-director, with his shirt un-tucked and hands waving around wildly, accepted a Golden Globe for Best Original Score on behalf of Hateful Eight composer Ennio Morricon.

Acting like a drunk uncle at a family gathering, Tarantino loudly praised the legendary musician and somehow managed to use the word “ghetto” while admiring his supposedly favorite composer.

“But when I say favorite composer,” Tarantino said, “I don't mean movie composer, that ghetto. I'm talking about Mozart. I'm talking about Beethoven. I'm talking about Schubert.”

His choice of words made a lot of people uncomfortable, including the presenter Jamie Foxx, sending the Internet into outrage as soon the words left the director’s mouth.

As if to make things worse, the actor then proceeded to add that 87-year-old Italian legend has “never won an award for any individual movie” at an awards show in the United States. Well, it looks like Tarantino needs to catch up on Morricone, who has in fact won several awards in the U.S. – including two Golden Globes for The Legend of 1900 in 2000 and The Mission in 1987.

He also won an honorary Oscar in 2007, but who’s counting, right?

Watch Tarantino’s cringe-worthy gaffe in the video above.

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