Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update segment had a good time with one of the top entertainment stories of the week: Kevin Hart’s decision to step down from his nomination to host the Academy Awards after a furor surrounding past homophobic comments.
News anchor Michael Che noted that the Academy was demonstrating some hypocrisy in its choices. After all, it was just last year that it nominated Mel Gibson for an award, despite his notorious past of anti-Semitic remarks.
If Hart isn’t the right choice, then there is only one other black comedian capable of filling his shoes and meeting the standards for no controversy, Che contended. Watch the video at 0:45 to see that choice.