This was the unfunniest Oscars in history - Hollywood’s become a humourless tomb of preachy, virtue-signalling tedium | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

This was the unfunniest Oscars in history - Hollywood’s become a humourless tomb of preachy, virtue-signalling tedium

The star-studded crowd roared their approval.

Some punched the air.

A few wiped away imaginary tears.

Others hugged each other.

This was exactly the kind of stirring, unifying, inclusive message everyone had been directed to crave at the most politically correct Academy Awards in history.

But viewers in South Africa reacted rather differently.

Because what Noah actually said in Xhosa – the Bantu language related to Zulu – was this: ‘White people don’t know I’m lying.’

I burst out laughing when I found out about this, hours after the event.

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