Jennifer Garner is as confused by her Oscars meme face as you are [WATCH]

The star of the Oscars wasn’t any of the winners, but Jennifer Garner’s face. The actress became an insta-meme when the camera caught her ostensibly coming to a shocking epiphany during a standing ovation. So what was going through her mind? Did she forget to take the laundry out of the wash? Did she leave the oven on? Turns out she’s as clueless as the rest of us.

“What is happening? I have no control over this [points to face]. What am I doing?” she told Ellen DeGeneres on Friday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” “What is wrong with me? … I wish I did [know]. I wish I had a better story.”

Garner said her phone was flooded with messages from friends about her viral expression, prompting her to finally watch the clip. “I try really hard not to see myself online, but she was a little unavoidable,” she said.

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The “Love, Simon” star was a good sport and joined in on the fun, cheekily posting three videos on Instagram that revealed what she was “thinking.” “Congrats to “The Shape of Water”! Maybe I should date a fish?” she said in one.

But in actuality, she still has no idea. “I regret, regret, regret,” she said. “I want to just punch her in the face. Not really, I don’t, but…”

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