Chris Rock’s Monologue Was All About #OscarsSoWhite

He pulled zero punches.

Comedian Chris Rock is hosting the 88th Annual Academy Awards tonight, with many expecting for him to address #OscarsSoWhite and the current diversity issues plaguing Hollywood—and he did. In his opening monologue, Rock took jabs at the lack of opportunities for black actors and screenwriters, but also didn't hesitate to make fun of his friend Kevin Hart as well as Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. Watch the full monologue above, and some reactions to it below.

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February 28, 2016
Chris Rock’s Monologue Was All About #OscarsSoWhite