These 11 Chris Rock Quotes Perfectly Explain #OscarsSoWhite


Chris Rock wasted no time when he took the stage to host the 88th Academy Awards.

After a montage of great cinematic performances opened up the show, the comedian gleefully noted,

With that, Rock went on to deliver a killer monologue that perfectly explained the top trending topic that has hovered over the awards since the nominees were announced.

Here are 11 quotes that perfectly explain #OscarsSoWhite.

On what the Oscars should also be known as:

On his what his job status would be if it were up to the Academy:

On why outrage over the Oscars and race seems new:

On whether Hollywood is racist:

On the "type" of racist Hollywood is:

On the widely perceived lack of inclusion being nothing new:

On Hollywood's "type" of racist:

On how the Oscars will be "different" this year:

On Jada Pinkett-Smith's boycott of the awards show:

On why boycotting would be a terrible idea:

On what the whole point of #OscarsSoWhite is: