Ground Report | New Delhi: Best Oscars Jokes; The Oscars are underway! The Academy Awards, now in their 94th year, return to the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
After three years without a host, the Oscars recruited Amy Schumer, Wanda Skyes and Regina Hall to headline this year’s ceremony. And with these three incredibly funny women at the helm, the Oscars opened with raucous laughter, gasps, and a couple of sideways glances on Sunday, March 27.
After the ceremony opened with Beyonce’s rendition of “Be Alive,” DJ Khaled introduced co-hosts Schumer, Sykes and Hall, who began their time on stage with witty quips, cheap shots and biting political comedy.
Best Jokes from Oscars 2022
“This year the Academy hired three women to host, because it’s cheaper than one man.” Amy Schumer
“We’re going to have a great night. And for those of you watching in Florida, we’re going to have a gay night. Gay, gay, gay, gay, gay, gay, gayyy…” Wanda Skyes
“I’m really surprised Space Jam 2 didn’t get an Oscar for that hairline they gave LeBron James.” Regina Hall
“There were a lot of snubs this year. Rachel Zegler for West Side Story. Jennifer Lawrence for Don’t Look Up. And Lady Gaga and Jared Leto for House of Random Accents.” Wanda Skyes
“And the Oscar goes to… Nominated three times, and this is the most words I ever spoke… Presenting is where it’s at.” Woody Harrelson
“I’m Amy Schumer or as they know me in Hollywood, ‘Melissa McCarthy said no’.” Amy Schumer
“Fun fact. You know the Oscar statue inspired by Mexican-American actor Emilio Fernandez in 1928. It still looks great because the brown doesn’t break. If you win, you’re going to have 13 1/2 inches of Mexican on your hands.” Juan Leguizamo
“No one is wearing a mask, just breathing raw dog tonight.” –Chris Roca
“We have an inspiring quote for you. This is from Kim Kardashian. ‘Work harder’. That’s what we need you to do.” –Regina Hall to Dame Judi Dench