Chris Rock to host and defines The Oscars with one Tweet.

By James Lang

You’d think that as the host of the upcoming Academy Awards, Chris Rock would want to help promote the awards show and highlight his upcoming monologue. Instead, Chris Rock is making a questionable move for a host of a show; he’s throwing rocks in a glass house.

With a recent tweet, Chris Rock drew attention to the lack of diversity in the Academy’s nominations of Oscar contenders. In Thursday’s release of the actors and actresses nominated for the acting category of the show, there was something noticeably missing from the list of contenders: minority performers. read more