On Sunday night, 64order The annual Grammy Awards ceremony is televised live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the preview, the national treasure Levar Burton warns attendees to “sit back and keep your hands to yourself”—an obvious nod to Will Smith’s slap on Chris Rock that was witnessed “around the world. Then prove once again that the so-called “cancellation culture” is nothing more than a myth of accountability, admittedly (and does not seem to repent) serial sexual harasser Louis CK takes home the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
A day later Saturday night live broadcast some bits of the slap, from a sketch by Chris Redd-as-Will Smith recreate surreal episode for co-character “Weekend Update” Michael Che Targets Jada Pinkett Smithonlookers were curious as to how Grammys host Trevor Noah would handle the matter.
Oh, he did – sort of.
“It’s going to be a beautiful evening,” Noah announced excitedly to the crowd. “Don’t even think of it as an award show. This is the concert where we give awards, okay? ”
He continued: “We’ll listen to some music, we’ll dance, we’ll sing, we’ll keep people’s names out of our mouths, and we’ll hand out prizes all night long. ”
Shortly after, Questlove – who won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature Chris Rock when he received the aforementioned slap – took to the stage to present the Grammy Award for Song of the Year, exclaiming, “Okay, I’ll give it.” this prize and I trust you all will be five hundred feet away from me… keep playing. ”
Meanwhile, the award went to Silk Sonic for “Leave the door open”.