Oscars: Former Supremes members Diana Ross, Mary Wilson have awkward run-in: report

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Diana Ross reportedly had an awkward run-in with former Supremes group member, Mary Wilson, at Elton John's AIDS Foundation's annual Oscars viewing party on Sunday night.

Page Six's Richard Johnson reports that the legendary diva, along with her son, Evan Ross, walked over to Quincy Jones' table at the exclusive soiree to say hello, but didn't realize that her former adversary Wilson was at the table, too.

"Diana looked like a deer caught in the headlights," Mark Bego, Wilson's ghostwriter on her tell-all "Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme," who was at the table, told Johnson. "Mary had a smile on her face."

Actress Lorna Luft was also at the table, and she quipped, "Okay kids, get to the bunker. This is going to be explosive."

Though the group anticipated that there could be drama when Ross and Wilson's paths collided, their interaction ended up being nothing but cordial. After Wilson greeted Ross, the two hugged and posed for a photo together with Jones.

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Mary Wilson and Diana Ross together through the years
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Motown girl group The Supremes performing mid 1960s, from left to right, Cindy Birdsong, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Motown girl group The Supremes early 1960s, from left to right, Florence Ballard, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
FRANCE - JANUARY 01: Photo of SUPREMES and Mary WILSON and Florence BALLARD and Diana ROSS; Posed half length group shot. Eiffel Tower blurred in background. L - R: Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson (Photo by Echoes/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Cindy BIRDSONG and SUPREMES and Diana ROSS and Mary WILSON; Posed group shot. L - R: Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Cindy Birdsong (Photo by Charlie Gillett/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of SUPREMES; Posed group shot. L-R: Diana Ross, Mary Wilson (front), Cindy Birdsong (Photo by Charlie Gillett/Redferns)
American singing group The Supremes arrive at London airport before taking part in the television shows Ready Steady Go and Thank Your Lucky Stars They are left right, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross October 1965 (Photo by Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 11: Singers, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and Diana Ross of the R and B Group 'The Supremes' rehearse for their performance on the TV show Hullabaloo on May 11, 1965 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
TCB -- Aired 12/9/68 -- Pictured: The Supremes: (l-r) Cindy Birdsong, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
T.C.B. -- Aired 12/09/1968 -- Pictured: The Supremes (l-r) Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TCB -- Pictured: The Supremes: (l-r) Mary Wilson, Diana Ross, Cindy Birdsong -- Photo by: Paul W. Bailey/NBCU Photo Bank
THE SUPREMES -- Pictured: (l-r) Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - FEBRUARY 02: The Supremes : Diana Ross (top) with Cindy Birdsong (l) and Mary Wilson (r) 1967-1970 (Photo by Apic/Getty Images)
Berry Gordy, Diana Ross & Mary Wilson during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Motown The Musical' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York City on 4/14/2013.. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Diana Ross, Quincy Jones, and Mary Wilson attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAF)
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"She 100 percent knew Ms. Wilson was at the table, that is why she went over," Ross' publicist said. "It was a really nice moment."

The interaction follows years of the two feuding on-and-off. Wilson wrote in her aforementioned memoir that she blames Ross for forcing third original member, Florence Ballard, out of their group in 1967. Ballard, who was replaced by Cindy Birdsong, died of a heart attack nine years later in 1976 after battling alcoholism, poverty and depression.

Another major point of contention for Wilson and Ross came in 1983 during Motown's 25th anniversary celebration, Motown 25. Before performing "Someday We'll Be Together," Wilson said that the Supremes only had 15 minutes to rehearse the number and she wasn't aware that Ross would introduce Motown founder Berry Gordy while they were onstage.

Not only that, but during their performance, Ross had grabbed the microphone from Wilson's hand.

"All I knew was Diana said, 'Hey, Berry. Come on down.' I said, 'Yeah, Berry. Come on down.' Me and my crazy self that I am, I enjoyed the moment," Wilson said. "I said certain things and I wasn't supposed to say those things, because they had plans. That disrupted the program. I am sorry to say it happened, because it not only spoiled my moment, but it spoiled The Supremes' moment of coming together, and we weren't able to finish our song."

Years later, plans for the Diana Ross & the Supremes: Return to Love tour blew up in 2000 when Wilson found out that Ross was set to be paid $15 million to her $4 million for the unlikely reunion tour. Wilson would go on to drop out of the tour, and Ross opted to perform several dates with other former members of the group, but half the dates were canceled after attendance plummeted.

Read more about Mary Wilson's take on her time in the Supremes in her memoir, "Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme" here. She's also preparing for the release of her third book, "Supreme Glamour," which you can pre-order here.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Jane Seymour attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Jane Seymour attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Heidi Klum attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Diana Ross attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Sophia Hutchins and Caitlyn Jenner attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Tiffany Haddish attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Maria Sharapova attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)

Heidi Klum and fiancé Tom Kaulitz attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards with Cocktails By CÎROC Vodka and Tequila Don Julio on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.

(Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Tequila Don Julio and CÎROC)

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Adriana Lima attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: David Furnish (L) and Sir Elton John attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Colton Haynes attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Cara Santana and Jesse Metcalfe attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Marcia Gay Harden attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Brody Jenner and Kaitlynn Carter Jenner attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Lisa Rinna attends IMDb LIVE At The Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards® Viewing Party on February 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for IMDb )
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Chace Crawford attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)

Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson attend the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards with Cocktails By CÎROC Vodka and Tequila Don Julio on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Diane Lane attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Janet Mock attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Rumer Willis attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Busy Philipps attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Cole Sprouse attends the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for EJAF)
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