Kevin Hart returns to ‘Saturday Night Live,’ watch his opening monologue speech
The comedian and actor tackles life lessons in his opener.
Saturday night (Dec. 16) marked the third time comedian and actor Kevin Hart has assumed the coveted role of Saturday Night Live host.
While many fans tuned in anticipating he crack a joke or two about his recent publicized infidelity, Hart took a different approach, tackling life lessons and the positive affects parenting has had on him.
For one segment of his opener, Hart commented on the different roles that men and women assume when becoming parents, resulting in some backlash on social media with fans reacting to his routine by calling it sexist, offensive and outdated.
“You never heard a kid say, ‘I can’t wait to get home and play with my mom,’” the comedian said, during his opener. “You ain’t never heard that. ‘Can’t wait for mommy and me time.’ That don’t exist. Don’t no kids say that. All the fun responsibility lies on the shoulder of the father.”
The remark resulted in a flurry of tweets commenting on Hart’s distasteful perspective, with one viewer writing, “2017 has seen incredible progress for women. Kevin Hart’s opening monologue belongs in 2016. Disappointed in @nbcsnl for a #sexist opening monologue #snl.”
See for yourself whether Kevin Hart’s commentary was a hit or miss and revisit his SNL opening monologue in full below.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Below, our gift guide highlights some of our favorite Walmart finds for anyone in need of a home refresh.
“REVOLT Black News” correspondent Kennedy Rue counts down the top five moments from the 2023 Billboard Music Awards, including surprising wins, historic firsts, and dope performances. Sponsored by Amazon.
In this new episode of ‘Bet on Black,’ food and beverage take center stage as aspiring Black entrepreneurs from It’s Seasoned, Black Farmer Box, and Moors Brewing Co. present their business ideas to judges with mentorship from Melissa Butler. Watch here!
Take a look inside the Makers Studio presented by Walmart at REVOLT WORLD, a space where Black creators could hone in on their brand and see it come to life.
REVOLT is continuing its impactful partnership with Walmart by teaming up to showcase Black creatives at HBCUs all-across America. The panel consisted of three experienced, accomplished Black HBCU alumni: Actor and media personality Terrence J, entertainment attorney John T. Rose, and actress and “REVOLT Black News” correspondent Kennedy-Rue McCullough.
Walmart supports HBCU students and encourages them to be Black & Unlimited. Fly Guy DC talked to a few at REVOLT WORLD about how being an HBCU student has changed their lives.
In the season finale of “Bet on Black,” special guest judge Ray J joins as the finalists take the main stage to show they have what it takes to win the $200,000 grand prize; Melissa Butler and Eunique Jones Gibson mentor. Presented by Target.
Fly Guy DC taps in with REVOLT WORLD attendees to learn what the Opportunity Center, presented by Walmart, means to them and their futures.
The health of a community can often be traced to the health of the environment that surrounds it. In Atlanta, a woman named Dr. Jaqueline Echols has dedicated her life to helping ensure that people in economically underserved communities have clean rivers – for better health and for the joy of outdoor recreational space.
Here’s a list of rappers who are named after food. Enjoy — or shall we say, “Bon appetit”?
In this exclusive interview, DDG opens up about his fashion inspiration, what drew him to girlfriend Halle Bailey, dealing with negative opinions about his relationship, and more. Read up!
Whether it be the triumphant “Not Afraid” or resilient “Soldier,” Eminem’s music has the power to inspire you to reach your goals.
The artist has remained remarkably consistent in her song lyrics about making money, telling off haters and feeling liberated since her debut.