Brad Pitt Panders: This Speech Is '45 Seconds More' Than John Bolton
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.
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]…
Comedian Chris Rock About Trump: ‘Give Him a Chance!’
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.
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
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.”
Fox News Channel's Stacey Dash Makes Surprise Cameo at Oscars Ceremony
February 29th, 2016 5:40 PM
Ever since it became obvious that no black actors were nominated to win a golden statue during the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, the news networks and black entertainers hyped the controversy even though comedian Chris Rock was chosen to serve as master of ceremonies for the event.
Nevertheless, one bizarre segment in the hours-long program appeared to address this issue, as Stacey…
CNN's Hill: 'Bunch of Uncomfortable White People' 'Made Me So Happy'
February 29th, 2016 12:16 PM
Appearing as a guest on Monday's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello to discuss Chris Rock's race-based monologue at the Oscars, after host Costello expressed that she "felt kind of sorry" for audience members who looked uncomfortable with the controversial jokes, liberal CNN political commentator Marc Lamont Hill provocatively referred to a "bunch of uncomfortable white…
Top 5 Most Political Moments at the 88th Academy Awards
February 29th, 2016 2:11 AM
Hollywood is infamously liberal and the Oscars are always a night when they really let their political freak flags fly. Whether it’s activist films or actors lecturing to the American public during acceptance speeches, politics inevitably takes center stage, especially in an election year.
Chris Rock Dedicates Entire 10 Minute Oscar Monologue to Race Jokes
February 28th, 2016 10:17 PM
Comedian Chris Rock was under a lot of pressure to "speak truth to power" in his second turn as host of the 88th Annual Academy Awards. The lack of black actors and actresses nominated has dominated Oscar coverage again this year, with pledges from Will and Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee to boycott and the Academy to change the racial makeup of its members. Rock reportedly even…
Race-Baiting, Bush-Bashing Comedian Chris Rock to Host Academy Awards
October 21st, 2015 4:34 PM
Comedian Chris Rock announced on Twitter today that he would be hosting the next Academy Awards show, airing February 28, 2016.
Chris Rock Argues Hollywood's a 'White Industry' Like The NBA Is Black
December 8th, 2014 7:18 PM
Well, we know Chris Rock has a movie coming out next week. He’s been making the rounds on different media outlets, talking about the issues of the day – recently talking race relations, the Ferguson verdict, even sharing his views about race in Hollywood in an article for the December 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.
In what The Hollywood Reporter calls a “Blistering…