There were tons of mixed reviews of Chris Rock’s opening Oscars monologue. Some believed it was truly brilliant, while others believed it was a let down. Chris charmed the crowd with lines like, “Why are we protesting this Oscars? It’s the 88th Academy Awards, which means this no black nominees thing happened 71 other times,” and took a moment to make a jab at Jada Pinkett-Smith’s decision to boycott the awards show because of their lack of diversity. Jada, however, responded like the class act she has always been.
Check out what the acclaimed actress had to say below!