Not everybody loved Seth MacFarlane


Seth MacFarlane sings the “boobs” song with the Gay Men’s Chorus

Seth MacFarlane is talented — he could have soared as a song-and-dance man at the Academy Awards show — that is, until he performed that puerile and crass “We Saw Your Boobs” song.

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts

What woman do you know who thought it was funny? I didn’t see any of them in the Awards audience laughing. The discomfort of Naomi Watts was typical:

Update: The reactions of actresses Naomi Watts, Charlize Theron and Jennifer Lawrence were pre-recorded.

And the tasteless jokes — c’mon, guys, is denigrating women the only way you know to be funny? Telling a sexist joke at the expense of nine-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis? Implying that Jennifer Anistonwas a stripper? Using Best-Actress nominee Jessica Chastain‘s character in “Zero Dark Thirty to say that all women are obsessive?

Lest you think only women were offended, the Parents Television Council denounced MacFarlane’s “misogynistic, racist and anti-Semitic jokes,” and that’s not including a joke about women who are victims of domestic violence or the ones that slurred Latinos and gays.

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