Amid #OscarsSoWhite Controversy, Chris Rock Kept it Black

Written by on 29 February 2016

Never one to shy away from controversy, actor and comedian, Chris Rock, kept it all the way black and real at this year’s Oscars. Amid the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Chris tackled the issue head-on and hilariously in his opening monologue. He outright called Hollywood racist and explained how their racism isn’t the typical kind we’re used to seeing. He also explained why he kept his job as the host, took some jabs at Jada Pinkett-Smith, gave a shout-out to Kevin Hart, touched on sexism and more. Check out his poignantly hilarious opening monologue:

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