Stars React To Chris Rock Oscars Monologue: See Celebrity Reactions!

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Chris Rock Oscars Monologue Stars React

By Andrew Shuster |

Chris Rock Oscars Monologue Stars React

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Chris Rock opened the 2016 Oscars with a hilarious monologue in which the host joked about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and lack of diversity among nominees, in addition to the nature of racism in Hollywood. Stars are reacting on Twitter to Rock’s Academy Awards opening. See celebrity reactions below!

Former Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres tweeted, “That was really incredible.” Along with emojis of two thumbs up, Oprah Winfrey wrote @chrisrock “now you Breathe!” Meanwhile, Amy Schumer expressed, “Welp @chrisrock murdered #oscars.”

Rebel Wilson said, “@chrisrock yessss!!!! Good job mate!” Chelsea Handler tweeted, “Quite possibly the best opening monologue to the Oscars. #greatf*ckingwriting.” Anna Paquin agreed, writing @chrisrock is killing it! Hands down best opening monologue I’ve ever seen.” Meanwhile, Brandi Glanville similarly expressed, “@chrisrock is killing it!”

As for Rock’s racially driven commentary about show business, Patricia Heaton said, “This is probably the most interesting opening monologue the #Oscars has ever had.” Rosie Perez wrote, “Love it! @chrisrock is fire! Preach! Tell that truth!,” and went on to note that all of the movie stars in attendance at the ceremony “look crazy uncomfortable.” Stephen King noted, “Chris Rock killed the opening monologue. Terrific.”

Along with “crying laughing” emojis, Demi Lovato tweeted, “Yo….. Chris Rock right now though.” Jesse Tyler Ferguson said, “I didn’t think Chris Rock would stay this long on #OscarsSoWhite. I am SO glad he is! Genius. Smart. Eloquent. Hilarious.” Meanwhile, Howie Mandel simply stated, “@chrisrock rocked it!!!!!” Gossip Cop will update as more stars react to Chris Rock’s 2016 Oscars monologue.


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