He and actress Emma Stone had just introduced the nominees for best-supporting actress when MacFarlane quipped: “Congratulations, you five ladies no longer have to pretend to be attracted to Harvey Weinstein.”
The audience ― traditionally industry insiders including media and publicists ― laughed.
After the show, Us Weekly asked MacFarlane if he ran that joke by Weinstein before he made it.
“No,” MacFarlane replied. “We just figured let’s throw everything at the wall and see who gets mad.”
(H/T Boing Boing)
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