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2016 Oscars Host Chris Rock Is ‘Writing a New Show’ Following Controversy
2016 Oscars Host Chris Rock Is ‘Writing a New Show’ Following Controversy
Although some in the industry had called for Chris Rock to join the boycott of the 2016 Oscars, the actor and comedian will host the show as planned — though there will be some changes. Rock has reportedly tossed out much of his material in order to address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that’s inspired Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith to boycott the ceremony, while the Academy has announced a sweeping initiative to increase diversity.

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