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Former Hosts Steve Martin & Chris Rock Call Out Oscars 2020 for Lack of Diversity in Nominees - Watch

Former Hosts Steve Martin & Chris Rock Call Out Oscars 2020 for Lack of Diversity in Nominees - Watch

The 2020 Academy Awards might not have an official host, but two former hosts took to the stage to open the awards show!

Steve Martin
and Chris Rock took to the stage to open the show on Sunday (February 9) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

During their opening, Steve and Chris took some playful jabs at the stars in the audience.

The two also called out the Academy for their lack of diversity in the nominees.

They pointed out that at the awards show 90 years ago there were zero black nominees, and now this year there is one (Cynthia Erivo for Best Actress).

“What’s lacking from the directing nominees?” Steve and Chris asked. “Vaginas!”

FYI: Chris is wearing Wolf & Shepherd shoes.

15+ pictures inside of Steve Martin and Chris Rock opening the show…

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Posted to: 2020 Oscars, Chris Rock, Oscars, Steve Martin

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