Twitter slams Oscars host Seth MacFarlane

Anyone who predicted that the "Family Guy" creator would host an awkward, offensive show ... was right

Published February 25, 2013 3:30AM (EST)


If you watched any part of the Oscars tonight, logged on to Twitter, or have ever heard of the host, Seth MacFarlane, then you already know that tonight's ceremony was filled with awkward (William Shatner dialed in to suggest MacFarlane would be named the “Worst Oscars Host Ever” tomorrow) and offensive (the violence in "Django Unchained" makes it a great date movie for Chris Brown and Rihanna) jokes.

But you still would have been surprised by just how awkward, bizarre and offensive the night was, as these people were:

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Some of them were so annoyed that they wanted MacFarlane to get punched in the face:

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It is probably because he jokes about, well...:

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But hey, at least Dennis Miller is on his side!:

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By Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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