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Oscar Host Chris Rock Delivers Searing, Hilarious Opening Monologue

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Move over Ricky Gervais: Chris Rock is the most feared awards show host in Hollywood right now. Even before the outspoken actor/director/comic stepped on the Dolby Theatre’s massive stage to emcee the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday night, he had all of the film industry — including the normally unflappable Harvey Weinstein — quaking in its boots. Specifically, attendees fretted about — and looked forward to — how Rock planned to address the raging#OscarsSoWhite controversy that’s swirled around this year’s ceremony since the nominations were announced in January, and immediately engendered controversy for their lack of diversity ...


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Chris Rock slammed for 'real things to protest' Oscars joke


... In case you didn’t spot the offending phrase, it was Rock saying ” we had real things to protest” decades ago – which some took as the host suggesting there are not legitimate issues to protest now ...


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Chris Rock slammed for 'real things to protest' Oscars joke

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