One of the zingers in Chris Rock’s 2016 Oscars monologue was lobbed at Jada Pinkett Smith, who, as you may have heard, boycotted the ceremony this year together with her husband Will Smith.
One of the worst parts of a mixed 88th Academy Awards was the point when Chris Rock, amidst firing off many jokes on diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, made a trio of almost-tweens the punchline of an Asian joke. Today, PRI reports that at least one of those children—eight-year-old Estie Kung—had no idea her bit…
At least one member of Public Enemy is upset over Chris Rock’s use of the group’s seminal record “Fight the Power” to open this year’s Oscars.
Last night at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock embarked on a mission to help his daughters Lola and Zahra sell Girl Scout cookies. Troop members were unleashed into the audience, where they offered their delicious wares. But while Rock later announced that the Scouts had raised a triumphant $65,243, it turns out that he
Some of the jokes in Chris Rock’s opening monologue for last night Oscars landed, some didn’t; but in total, watching a black man hand Hollywood its ass for over 10 straight minutes was a breathtaking sight to behold. The video above condenses his speech to the reactions from A-list white actors like Leonardo…
Until roughly 15 minutes ago, I thought the only people who saw a final cut of By the Sea in its entirety were Angelina Jolie, her assistants, and our very own Rich Juzwiak. And of that handful of viewers, I didn’t think anyone actually enjoyed it.
In what felt like a collective hallucination, Oscars host Chris Rock brought Stacey Dash onstage Sunday night directly following a sharp monologue slamming Hollywood for its diversity issues.
Chris Rock opened the 88th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night with a monologue that likely lived up to expectations.
We arrive at Hollywood’s annual prom night for the 88th year in a row with some caveats and some questions: mainly #OscarsSoWhite is a cause for boycott for many, wherein it’s unclear if the ancient pasty mummy-men controlling the movie industry even saw half the movies on the ballot. But also, does this night even…
In an interview with Essence Magazine, Chris Rock spoke openly about discrimination black actresses still face in Hollywood, particularly when it comes to the gender pay gap:
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Viola Davis weighed in on the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees. “The problem is not with the Oscars, the problem is with the Hollywood movie-making system,” Davis said.
Here is Chris Rock’s first promo for the 88th Academy Awards, in which he smiles his trademark shit-eating grin and lobs a decent joke. He doesn’t look particularly enthused for the Oscars, but then again, are we?
In today’s Tweet Beat, Chris Rock is hosting the Oscars again, Chrissy Tiegen is hungry and everyone recognizes Serena Williams.
American Black man Chris Rock has been pulled over by the police 3 times in 2 months. (that averages out to 1.5 times a month you math nerds!) And he’s taking it sitting down. Literally! He’s photographing himself each time he gets pulled over. Look, see. The first time Rock writes “Just got pulled over by the cops…
In today's Tweet Beat, Chelsea Handler wants you to know she didn't have a boob job, Chris Rock says hey and Mindy Kaling had a good day.
Constance Wu is living the dream of every up and coming actor—landing the lead on a hit sitcom on a major network with a rapt audience. But Wu's role as Jessica Huang, Taiwanese mom of three boys on Fresh Off the Boat, is more than just a sweet gig—it's historical, as FOTB is only the second Asian American-centric…
Break out your happy dance: Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are ENGAGED!