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Chris Rock Incites Controversy With 9/11 & Boston Marathon Jokes In His “SNL” Opening Monologue

Chris Rock Incites Controversy With 9/11 & Boston Marathon Jokes In His "SNL" Opening Monologue
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  • Chris Rock hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend and joked about 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing in his opening monologue, which some people definitely did not like. [Dlisted]
  • Rihanna as a Ninja Turtle is maybe the best celeb Halloween costume I’ve seen. [Dlisted]
  • Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, ended her own life on Saturday. [Jezebel]
  • Angie Harmon and Jason Sehorn are splitting after 13 years of marriage. [Us Weekly] Keep reading »

Chris Rock Ad-Libs Against Chris Brown On “Today”

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This morning on “The Today Show,” Matt Lauer came back from a commercial break and commented on the gorgeous sunshine: “We’re hoping the same kind of weather hits us tomorrow when we’ve got Chris Brown out on the plaza.” Matt’s awkward word choice proved too tempting for guest Chris Rock — check out the video to see his response. The best part? Elmo (yes, the Muppet) is there too. [TMZ]

Director Of “My Nappy Roots” Sues Chris Rock Over “Good Hair”


Chris Rock‘s “Good Hair” hasn’t even come out yet, and he’s already being sued. Filmmaker Regina Kimbell filed the suit, claiming that the flick infringes on the copyright for her award-winning documentary, “My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage,” which she maybe screened for Chris Rock two years ago. The lawsuit claims that there are major similarities between the two films, including the inspiration (their daughters) and the interviews with medical pros, celebs and comedians. Plus, both filmmakers go to hair relaxer manufacturing plants and touch on India’s involvement in providing hair for weaves. Even the trailers for both films are pretty similar—just compare the “My Nappy Roots” preview above to the “Good Hair” one after the jump. [MSNBC] Keep reading »

We See Chick Flicks: Chris Rock’s “Good Hair”

Starring Chris Rock, Nia Long, Al Sharpton, Raven-Symoné, and Andre Harrell
Directed by, Jeff Stilson
Written by Lance Crouther, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar, and Jeff Stilson

Have you ever sat in a gym locker room and wondered why black women don’t wash their hair after an invigorating workout? Or wondered how your black coworker went from straight, long hair to a curly bob overnight? Well, Chris Rock’s “Good Hair” will answer these questions and more as he tries to figure out what exactly constitutes “good hair.” Keep reading »

Chris Rock On Polanski: “It’s Rape!”


I’ve been getting increasingly pissy about the lack of celebrities speaking out against Roman Polanski compared to those — like Whoopi Goldberg — who’ve been making lame excuses for him raping a 13-year-old girl and evading jail time. But not Chris Rock! The comic was on “Jay Leno” last night, promoting his new movie, “Good Hair,” and he let his mouth run on the subject. Clip above! Keep reading »

“Good Hair” Documentary Looks Promising

We were really intrigued by “Good Hair,” Chris Rock‘s documentary that explores the idea of “good hair” in black culture, when it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Now that the trailer has been released we’re even more excited, because it delves into an aspect of black culture that isn’t often discussed outside the black community — that is unless someone stands to profit by making products for black hair. Although Chris stays true to his comedic roots, “Good Hair” doesn’t appear to be any less insightful or serious. Keep reading »

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