Zack Gottsagen, the Peanut Butter Falcon star made history becoming the first presenter with Down syndrome at the 92nd annual Oscars. The Oscars took place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California on Sunday where Gottsagen took the stage with his co-star Shia LaBeouf to present the live-action short film category.
Gottsagen got the honour of reciting “The Oscar goes to… ” before LaBeouf took over. The 35-year-old actor played the role of Zak, a young man with a dream of becoming a professional wrestler, in The Peanut Butter Falcon accompanied by LaBeouf on the red carpet for the first time ever on Oscars.
The audience was also supportive as they gave a standing ovation for Zack’s efforts and LaBeouf’s supportive actions.
Even social media praised the pair’s moments with support and praise. Shia LaBeouf even kissed Zack Gottsagen on his head to encourage him during the awards card reading is an adorable moment.