He was widely picked as the winner of Best Supporting Actor but sadly Sylvester Stallone missed out on winning the first acting Oscar of his career, and it has not gone unnoticed.
Fans and celebrities across the world tweeted their disbelief that the coveted award went to Bridge of Spies actor Mark Rylance instead, including a video message from Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In the sweet tweet, Arnie said Sly will always be the best to him:
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) February 29, 2016
Other celebrities such as wrestling champ Mick Foley rallied around the 69-year-old after the heartbreaking loss.
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) February 29, 2016
But perhaps it was Sly Stallone whose message for his fans was the most poignant. Despite his loss, he still wanted fans to know to never give up:
Earlier in the night the three-time nominee said he was so excited and didn’t want the night to end. He looked dapper next to his stunning wife Jennifer Flavin:
— AP Entertainment (@APEntertainment) February 29, 2016