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Comedian Chris Rock hosts the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood

If Hollywood Does Not See You — And Reflect You — Are You Really There?

“When your grandmother’s swinging from a tree,” Rock said, “it’s really hard to care about Best Documentary Foreign Short.”

March 2, 2016
Actor Chris Rock arrives for the National Board of Review gala in the Manhattan borough of New York January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Oscars Host Chris Rock Faces Tricky Balancing Act Of Humor And Diversity

Rock was chosen to host Sunday’s Academy Awards for a second time last October — long before the #OscarsSoWhite furor that has overshadowed the biggest annual celebration of the movie industry. He first hosted the awards in 2005.

February 24, 2016