The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, is an evening where the brightest stars of Hollywood are bestowed with the much-coveted Oscar statuette for technical and artistic finesse in the entertainment industry. The 2019 Oscars has gone by in the blink of an eye. You might have witnessed many a serious moment this time, but there were also a few hilarious moments which have most likely tickled your funny bones made you roll on the floor laughing. Everyone was intrigued to know if the Oscars would be as funny in the absence of a host, and though it’s for the masses to decide, here you will come across some chuckle-worthy moments from the famed award show. Read on!
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Maya Rudolph Kicked It Off
The Oscars took off without a host with the Saturday Night Live cast members, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Maya Rudolph opening the show. However, it didn’t take much effort from the three to tickle the audiences’ funny bones. The way they made fun of each other and everyone else was absolutely amazing. After the stunning performance by the three, the viewers were almost convinced that the Oscars don’t need an annual host. After the roaring success, these ladies do deserve an advanced invitation for the award show next year, without fail. The show’s run time had a significant improvement without a doubt. Many are of the opinion that kicking off the show with Tina, Amy, and Maya was indeed a smart move, but at the same time, the bar was raised a bit too high for the others to live up to it.
Keegan-Michael Key Made An Entrance A La Mary Poppins
It was a sight to behold when Keegan-Michael Key performed the stunt of the night. He made his way from the ceiling to the stage, holding an umbrella and paying homage to Mary Poppins Returns. Anybody in the audience could vouch for the fact that he was living every moment of it and the crowd egged him on. Even though the actor stumbled a bit initially, the unplanned part was undoubtedly the most hilarious part. These guys are such a natural that they provide a great comic relief even when they don’t intend to.
Melissa McCarthy And Brian Tyree Henry Looked Fabulous
Deadpan humor is tough to accomplish in an Oscars sketch, but when its Brian Tyree Henry and Melissa McCarthy, you can just expect anything. Their amazing costumes helped them a bit and took things to another level. Their comedic abilities are, without a doubt, worthy of a round of applause. The Oscars night saw these two absolutely killing it and the audience lapped it up completely.
Trevor Noah’s Dig At Mel Gibson
The Daily Show host’s shot at one of the riskiest jokes the night might have witnessed was one of the highlights this year. When Trevor Noah went on stage to share a few things about Black Panther, he didn’t shy away from taking a shot at Hollywood actor Mel Gibson who is infamous for his racist comments. Despite joking about something sensitive, Noah had the audience in bits. It was a gamble of sorts, but he really reaped dividends when it came to the audience’s approval of his jokes.
These were four of the most hilarious moments that the Oscars witnessed this year. Hopefully, none of you missed out on it and got deprived of one of the finest moments the industry beheld.