Rock, who is known for telling racially charged jokes in his standup act, made some during his opening monologue while hosting his first Oscars ceremony, in 2005. He also joked about actors such as Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Tobey Maguire and Denzel Washington.
1. "Def Oscar Jam: "Welcome to the 77th and last Academy Awards," he said. "It's a great night tonight, we have four black nominees tonight, so great! It's kinda like the Def Oscar Jam tonight."