Chris Rock received backlash for a controversial joke he tweeted on the Fourth of July.
"Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed the fireworks," Rock tweeted.
Blogger Jeff Schreiber responded to Rock, saying, "Slavery existed for 2000yrs before America. We eradicated it in 100. We now have a black POTUS."
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted debuted at No. 1 in the weekend's box office, with an impressive $60.4 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
Our top moments of the week:
13. Most Fitting Introduction: Anyone who might have been worried that the three new cast members of Real Housewives of New York City wouldn't fit in can officially stop. At a dinner party at Ramona Singer's Hamptons home, Ramona tells Heather Thomson bluntly that she has a bad habit of interrupting people. "I felt the same way about you, so clearly, maybe we're trying to get a word in edgewise together because we have a lot to say," Heather replies, not missing a passive-aggressive beat. Ugh -- talking incessantly about talking incessantly? Thank God for...
Chris Rock will usher in new talent to FX.
The comedian will executive-produce a six-episode series starring standup comedian W. Kamau Bell that will premiere this summer, the network announced Wednesday. In the series, Bell will offer up his take on politics, pop culture, race, religion, media and sex during each half hour.
February's Big Event Scorecard: The Grammys had Adele. The Super Bowl had Eli Manning. The Oscars, the last and least of these annual TV spectacles, had ... Cirque du Soleil? And endless pointless montages of movie stars gushing about how wonderful the movies are. And Billy Crystal recycling age-old shtick, including the "What are they thinking?" gag that had us squirming along with the celebs in their seats, making for a night that was (to borrow from a nominated title) Extremely Long and Incredibly Dull.