Jada Pinkett-Smith started the 2016 Oscars boycott after her husband Will Smith was snubbed. You would think the host, a black man, Chris Rock, would support his own people...lol...but last night he took a swipe and Jada and Will. He said;
Then about Jada Pinkett-Smith, Chris Rock said;'It's not fair that Will Smith was this good in 'Concussion and didn't get nominated. It's also not fair that Will was paid $20 million for 'Wild Wild West!', was one of Rock's first zingers aimed at the Hollywood power couple."
Other things he said below...'What happened this year? Jada's going to boycott the Oscars. Jada boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna's panties. I wasn't invited! 'It's not an invitation I would turn down.'
"You realize if they nominated hosts, I wouldn't even get this job. You'd be watching Neil Patrick Harris right now,'
'It's the 88th Academy Awards, which means this whole no black nominees thing has happened at least 71 other times,'
Speaking on why the furor over diversity in the industry was an issue today rather than in the 1950s or 1960s, Chris Rock said black Americans had bigger issues to worry about then.
'Because we had real things to protest at the time. We were too busy being raped and lynched to care about who won best cinematographer.'
'When your grandmother is swinging from a tree, it's really hard to care about best documentary foreign short.'
Chris Rock took a swipe at Will & Jada Smith at the Oscars plus other things he said
4/ 5Oleh Indira Tanisyah