Seth MacFarlane's 8 Most Offensive Jokes of Oscars 2013

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Seth MacFarlane OscarsBilly Crystal he isn't, but Seth MacFarlane did one heckuva job hosting the 85th Annual Oscars. One heckuva job testing the boundaries of just how far he could go without being run right off the stage inside the Dolby Theatre, that is. The Ted director's jokes ran the gamut from hilarious to risky to downright offensive.

MacFarlane has already stated that this was a one-shot deal; he'd never be hosting the Oscars again. And after jokes about domestic violence (in reference to Rihanna and Chris Brown) and a rather racist comment about actor Don Cheadle, he's probably right.

Here are some of his worst "jokes" of the night:

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We didn't have to see Chris Brown and Rihanna canoodling at this awards show, but we didn't escape them entirely. Speaking of Django Unchained, the Oscars host dropped a jaw-dropping domestic violence joke:

This is the story of a man fighting to get back his woman, who's been subjected to unthinkable violence. Or as Chris Brown and Rihanna call it, a date movie.

Uncomfortable yet? He wasn't done milking Django to shock:

A lot of controversy over the multiple uses of the n-word in [Django Unchained]. I am told the screenplay is loosely based on Mel Gibson's voicemails.

And then there was the not-so-veiled reference to eating disorders:

For all those women who had the 'flu.' it paid off. Lookin' good.

Or how about the way he described Jessica Chastain's character in Zero Dark Thirty as proof of:

A woman’s innate ability to never let anything go.

Who wasn't amazed by 9-year-old Oscar-nominee Quvenzhané Wallis? MacFarlane took the chance to get a little dig in at George Clooney in the middle of all that awe:

To give you an idea of how young she is, it'll be 16 years until she's too old for Clooney.

The jokes about Best Picture nominee Lincoln weren't easy to swallow either. Referring to Best Actor winner Daniel Day-Lewis, MacFarlane had two particularly shocking comments:

I always thought the actor who got most inside Lincoln's head was John Wilkes Booth.

Daniel Day-Lewis, your process fascinates me. You were totally 100 percent in character as Lincoln during the movie ... If you bumped into Don Cheadle on the studio lot, did you try to free him? How deep did your method go?

And then there was MacFarlane's comment on director Ben Affleck's beard:

The first time I saw [Affleck] with all that dark facial hair, I thought, "My God, the Kardashians have made the jump to film."

Did these comments bother you? Which one was the worst?


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Emily... EmilyMelodious

the jokes, much like the man, arent funny. He made his claim to fame with crude "jokes" and humor, to expect anything different from him is just dumb.

nonmember avatar bhinee

His comments weren't made to be serious. They were jokes and they kept the show entertaining.

shesl... shesliketx

He is hilarious, he created family one should be shocked in the least...

nonmember avatar Kel

these jokes are quite tame compared to some of the family guy episodes i've seen. The man is absolutely hilarious and goes where few others dare, I commend him. As for those of you who are bothered by a joke you are obviously stuck up prudes with no sense of humor...

Coles... Coles_mom

I laughed so hard at the Don Cheadle joke...I even rewound it and made my husband come in to hear it also.

jalaz77 jalaz77

Nope. He is a comedian, WTH do you want?? Guess what? It boosts ratings. I quit watching award shows years ago cause I finally realized the majority of these people are really not that talented, memorizing lines isn't a talent.

nonmember avatar blh

Lighten up, most of these were funny.

mommy... mommyof5cutties

2 words..

Family guy...

Anyone who doesn't like that humor shouldn't have let him host.

Jenny... JennyG0929

Some people need to pull the sticks out of their butts.

nonmember avatar andie

Lighten up, Jeanne. I thought he was hilarious - the best host ever!!

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