The 5 Worst Moments From The 2013 Academy Awards

By Sean O'Connell 2013-02-25 08:03:33discussion comments
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#4: Seth MacFarlaneís John Wilkes Booth joke
Not because it was tasteless, but because it was so obvious. MacFarlane, who unleashed a violent stream of duds all night long, said that the only other person besides Daniel Day-Lewis to get into Abraham Lincolnís head was Booth. Funny? You might think. But itís such an easy joke, Iím ashamed at MacFarlane for evening attempting it. This bad joke barely edged out the vile barbs he aimed at Rihanna and Chris Brown or George Clooney eventually dating 9-year-old Quevenzhane Wallis. Again, these offensive jokes probably should have been funny, but the delivery and the dated feel of the targets just added to the pile of Oscar gags that whiffed.


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