The reviews are in, and most fans and critics have ruled that Chris Rock's opening monologue at the Oscars was awesome. It took on Hollywood's lack of diversity right out of the gate, and one joke in particular struck a chord and started trending:
"You're damn right Hollywood's racist ... Hollywood is sorority racist. 'We like you Rhonda, but you're not a Kappa.'"
It's even better with Rock's delivery:
It really packed a punch:
Many sorority girls, however, felt they were inaccurately represented, and the Oscars' description of sorority girls didn't accurately reflect the lived experience. This is kind of like what the #OscarsSoWhite movement was about.
It's important to remember who the real victims are:
They say his joke was factually unsound:
A Kappa found that Rock's joke makes him a wee bit of a hypocrite:
Many people celebrated the joke, others got all up in arms, and some people decided to fact-check:
While sorority girls on Twitter are saying that the joke was unfair—or that there are exceptions to the rule—it seems like Chris Rock might've been right.