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Things Got Awkward In The Reaction Shots During Chris Rock's Monologue


From the very beginning of Chris Rock's monologue, we knew something big was coming.

Needless to say, things got real REAL FAST.

"In 1962 we were too busy getting raped and lynched to worry about who won Best Cinematography" #Oscars

As Rock addressed #OscarsSoWhite with jokes about the violent history of racism in America, the camera panned to the audience and it was a great spectrum of human emotion.

Rock's monologue was undeniably 🔥, but people at home couldn't help but notice a bit of awkwardness.

I guess they tried their best??

Look at those hands.

Leo looked on stoically.

Sylvester existed.

Chris did his thing.

Matt Damon seemed to be having a good time.

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara looked on regally, as usual.

Julianne Moore was appreciative.

And then there was David O. Russell.

Oh, David.

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