Chris Rock Has Been Testing Out Oscar Diversity Controversy Jokes
The Oscar host was a surprise guest Thursday night at Judd Apatow’s regular comedy event at Largo’s in Los Angeles. According to the New York Observer’s Andy Wang, Rock “has an impressive arsenal of material to hone between now and the ceremony.” He noted that Rock also “explained why he wasn’t abandoning the ceremony … and riffed on the absurdity of one particular boycott. That bit included a withering, perfect punchline involving two celebrities, but Mr. Rock knew it was too lewd to get by the Oscars censors.” PLUS: New study finds that diversity is a TV and movie problem.
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