You saw a few hateful things, they don't let you within a few hundred yards of the Oscars, Rogen said at the awards ceremony, referring to Oscar producer Brett Ratner being fired over offensive gay comments. You can literally beat the sh-t out of a nominee and they'll ask you to perform twice at the Grammys.
The crowd, which offered the occasional chuckle to Rogen's routine, erupted in a mix of shock and encouragement after the Judd Apatow actor's comment. The Twitter community seemed to react similarly.
How about Seth Rogen for Oscar host-funny AND he takes on domestic violence with the Chris Brown situation. Love, wrote one user.
What Seth Rogen said about Chris Brown #SoMuchLove, tweeted another.
Brown stirred controversy when he performed twice at this year's Grammy Awards ceremony, just three years after abusing then-girlfriend and pop sensation Rihanna.