With the controversy surrounding the lack of black nominees at this year’s Oscars, everyone wondered how host Chris Rock would address it. The obvious answer was: with a lot of humour.
Here’s how he opened the ceremony.
The comedian earned a lot of praise for the way he tackled Hollywood’s perceived racism, and his overall performance as host.
There was, however, a bit of confusion at Chris’s implication that minorities in America today had nothing else to protest.
As well as directly addressing police brutality.
And by the end, there were probably a lot of drunk people watching on at home…