Hollywood Face-Slaps Conservatives

April 5th, 2022 10:09 AM

Goodness! What a night. During the live broadcast of the Academy Awards, actor Will Smith walked up to the stage and face-slapped comedian Chris Rock. When Smith returned to his seat, he unleashed a profanity-laced tirade -- muted by the show’s producer -- at Rock. What did Rock do to warrant the attack? He told a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. “Jada, I love ya,” Rock said. “‘G.I…

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TDS: Gaffigan, Stern Blame Smith’s Oscar Slap on…Trump

April 2nd, 2022 1:30 PM

Hard-left comics stretch, and strain, to make events fit their warped world view. Suffice to say Trump Derangement Syndrome didn’t end when The Apprentice star left the Oval Office. Late night comedians still feast on anything tied to Donald Trump, real or imagined (That helps them ignore the Biden administration’s calamitous year in office).

The Slap Heard Around the World

April 1st, 2022 2:58 PM

This week, Will Smith -- perhaps the most bankable star of his generation -- won an Oscar for Best Actor for “King Richard.” But that wasn’t why he made headlines. He made headlines because during the Academy Awards ceremony, comedian Chris Rock told a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Jada, it seems, suffers from alopecia; Rock, presumably not knowing about her condition, made a…

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Stelter Surprised Fox News Doesn't Support Will Smith's Assault

March 29th, 2022 6:16 PM

Tuesday was the premiere date for CNN+ but chief media correspondent Brian Stelter recorded an Oscar special of his new show Reliable Sources Daily on Monday to cover the elitist spectacle and the so-called “slap heard round the world.” In the midst of their conversation, Stelter opined about how surprised he was that more people on the right, specifically Fox News didn’t support…

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Chris Rock Slams Cancel Culture: ‘In America You’re Scared to Talk’

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May 25th, 2021 4:52 PM

Chris Rock, popular left-wing Hollywood celebrity, has become the latest addition to the list of  those condemning cancel culture. Sarah Silverman, Bryan Cranston, Bill Burr and Sharon Stone have also spoken out about the dangers of silencing opposing views. Maybe leftists are finally waking up to the reality that no one is safe from the social justice warriors that cancelled Dr…

Chris Rock: Black Americans In ‘Abusive Relationship’ With White Folks

Culture
September 17th, 2020 12:46 PM

Beloved comedian Chris Rock is now leaning into the race narrative that the left is using to divide America, reminding New York Times readers that, sure, African Americans are making progress, but in the same way that a housewife in an abusive marriage is making progress by not being beat by her husband anymore.

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Brad Pitt Panders: This Speech Is '45 Seconds More' Than John Bolton

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February 9th, 2020 9:07 PM
The first half hour of the 92nd Academy Awards started off very woke on Sunday night on ABC, from the opening musical number being sung by a self-declared "queer, black artist" to Steve Martin and Chris Rock going on a riff about all the white nominees.
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Kurtz Hits Media Hypocrisy on Liberal TV Stars Wearing Blackface

February 24th, 2019 3:10 PM
On Sunday's MediaBuzz show on Fox News Channel, host Howard Kurtz gave a commentary in which he highlighted recent media double standards on the issue of whites wearing blackface, including the firing of Megyn Kelly from NBC's Today show simply for mildly defending the practice, when several prominent liberals affiliated with NBC and in other places have openly done routines in blackface…

Kimmel, Fallon Dodge Northam Controversy, Both Wore Blackface Before

February 5th, 2019 7:59 PM
For several years, late-night talk show hosts have regularly hurled their barbs at President Trump, but on Monday, most liberal comics instead made fun of Virginia Democrat Governor Ralph Northam, who was allegedly found in a 1984 yearbook that contained a picture of one man in blackface and another wearing a KKK costume. Most of the time, Jimmy Kimmel -- host of his eponymous show on ABC -- and…

Chris Rock Humor: Racist Cops Say Oops, 'We Gotta Shoot a White Kid!'

February 17th, 2018 8:47 PM
Kelly Lawler at USA Today previewed a new Netflix standup comedy special by Chris Rock called Tamborine, [sic] in which he openly discusses his "very public 2014 divorce from his wife of 18 years." But first, the special offered a "joke" about how the police need to "occasionally shoot a white kid" after they looked at their "dead [N-word]…
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Comedian Chris Rock About Trump: ‘Give Him a Chance!’

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October 17th, 2017 12:15 PM
It’s refreshing to see someone in Hollywood avoid the familiar ritual of Trump-bashing. It’s even more refreshing to see someone in Hollywood defend him to a certain extent.  
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Chris Rock Reveals Hilariously Wrong Advice He Gave to Michelle Obama

May 3rd, 2017 10:08 PM
Sometimes crossed signals can result in communication that go horribly and, in the case of comedian Chris Rock, hilariously wrong. What made the misunderstanding so funny is that it happened at the final White House party hosted by President Barack Obama. And the person with whom the signals were so horribly/hilariously misunderstood was First Lady Michelle Obama. 

These Celebs Might Run For President in 2020

Culture
March 2nd, 2017 11:23 AM
In 1980, Ronald Reagan—a former actor—won the presidency. Just over 35 years later, Celebrity Apprentice star Donald Trump achieved the same feat. Now, a variety of Hollywood figures—most recently Oprah Winfrey and Disney CEO Bob Iger—think they might have a chance too. Check out the following slideshow to see who’s in the running for 2020. 

NYT Movie Critics Revel in 'Watching a White Academy Squirm'

March 1st, 2016 7:21 PM
New York Times movie critics Manohla Dargis, A.O. Scott, and  Wesley Morris blessed readers with an even sillier than usual Oscar racism recap in Tuesday's paper: “Watching a White Academy Squirm.”