“We are fighting Russia, which brings horrible silence with its bombs. Fill the silence with your music,” he said in a plea for his country under Russian attack.
Then, presenter Questlove joked that he hoped the crowd would stay “500 feet away from me” as he doled out the statuette.
The awards show across the pond is consistently more fun and ambitious than the Recording Academy’s stuffy, bloated ceremony. When will the Grammys “step up” and learn?
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The comedian made the comments at his first standup show since the incident, on Wednesday night in Boston.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also said Wednesday it is initiating disciplinary proceedings against the actor over the incident with Chris Rock.
Both Pete Hegseth and Harris Faulkner grumbled that the White House was refusing to comment on the slap or condemn Will Smith.