There were big screens aplenty at the Elton John AIDS Foundation viewing party.
But Neil Patrick Harris, Oscar-winner Tatum O'Neal, Sharon Osbourne and other attendees didn't see much of anything when the screens all went blank.
The picture came back on — for a bit. Then there was just sound. Then there was a blank screen again.
The crowd let out a big moan when it happened for a third time.
— Nekesa Mumbi Moody — http://www.com/nekesamumbi
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