(CNN) — Everyone knew it was coming. And sure enough, Academy Awards host Chris Rock didn't waste any time.
"This is the wildest, craziest Oscars to ever host because there are no black nominees," he said at the start of his monologue Sunday night, in reference to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. "People were like, 'Chris, you should boycott. Chris, you should quit.'
"I thought about quitting. I thought about it real hard. But they're not going to cancel the Oscars because I quit. And the last thing I need is to lose another job to Kevin Hart."
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