Meryl and Mariah in the bathroom break mix-up

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Seat fillers at the awards ceremony are usually paid a small fortune to meet celebrity guests when they go to the bathroom.

In this year the Golden Globes, Mariah Carey did the work free of charge after accidentally shot of Meryl Streep in the seat during an ill-timed toilet break.

The diva tweeted that he was sitting next to Steven Spielberg and asked Streep for forgiveness.

Luckily Meryl saw the funny side and said she could take your seat at any time.

End of the post to Twitter by @MariahCarey

Here are some of the other memorable mishaps of ceremonies of delivery of awards of the past, that have taken place because of a bathroom mix-up…

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Stormzy revealed after the MTV EMAs last year, moments before the date to go on stage and perform, he got stuck in the women’s toilets backstage at Wembley stadium.

The grime artist snapchatted the whole experience, saying he could hear “nude girls outside” bathrooms, but I didn’t want to come out as it would look “creepy”.

Luckily, he did to perform his biggest hit Big For Your Boots at the top of a police car.Harry Styles

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Back in 2014, when One Direction were still together (sorry, not pause) one-fifth of the band was noticeably missing from her Global Success award acceptance speech.

Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan were left to improvise and place of the hearing until Harry was seen running to the stage to join his band mates.

He told the audience, “I’m really sorry, I was having a wee, the toilets are ages away!”Renee Zellweger

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Poor Renee had a bit of a Bridget Jones moment at the 2001 Golden Globes when she won for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for Nurse Betty.

She was nowhere to be seen, as his name was read out, leaving Hugh Grant to begin to accept the honor on her behalf.

Luckily, he managed to reach up to the stage, admitting that she gets distracted in the bathroom taking lipstick of your teeth. Tinie Tempah

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The 2011 Brit Awards were a nightmare for Tinie Tempah.

After you find your song Labrinth – Pass – had won Better, Tinie refused to accept the prize, until the singer took the stage with him.

Unfortunately, it had been caught on the way back from the bathroom, then poor old Tinie had to go alone.Christine Lahti

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Renee Zellweger was not the first person to make her own acceptance speech, an award that belongs to Christine Lahti.

The Chicago Hope star, won the award for Best Actress in a TELEVISION series in 1998, but it was in the toilet when Michael J. Fox made the announcement.

Robin Williams even appeared on the stage to make some jokes to fill the time, before Christine rushed to the scene, shouting “I was in the bathroom, mom!”

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