Twitter Rails Against Norm Macdonald’s Joke About ‘Bruce and Caitlyn’ Jenner Co-Hosting Oscars


norm-macdonald-300x187Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that the 2016 Academy Awards will most likely feature two hosts.

This isn’t the first time that the Academy has decided to hand the baton to a duo during the Oscars telecast. Sometimes it works really well, like when Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin took to the stage in 2010. Sometimes not, such as the following year when James Franco and Anne Hathaway gave co-hosting a shot.

EW‘s Anthony Breznican suspects the showrunners have a pair in mind, and even goes as far as to suggest that Key & Peele‘s Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele could be it.

Comedian Norm Macdonald, however, has a different theory, which he shared with his Twitter followers on Wednesday afternoon:

Needless to say, many of Macdonald’s followers (and otherwise) weren’t pleased with the joke. Many obviously took offense, whereas a surprising number were less thrilled with its mediocrity. Highlights include:

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