The Academy Is Sort Of Sorry For Chris Rock's 'Tone Deaf' Asian Jokes
As the #OscarsSoWhite fallout continues, the academy is also working to diversify its governing board.By Lexie Hammesfahr | March 16, 2016
Two weeks after the Oscars, the academy has apologized for one of Chris Rock's jokes that's received some backlash from the Asian acting community.
After bringing out three young Asian children as representatives for the accounting firm that calculates the votes, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Rock said this:
"Just tweet about it on your phone that was also made by these kids," Rock said.