February 26, 2013

One and done at Oscars for MacFarlane

MacFarlane's edgy jokes about domestic violence, women's bodies and Jews offended some, but ratings were their best in three years.

The Associated Press

NEW YORK — It looks like it's one and done at the Oscars for Seth MacFarlane.

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Host Seth MacFarlane and actress Kristin Chenoweth perform a song dedicated to the "losers" during the finale of the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.

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The "Family Guy" creator was asked on his Twitter account whether he'd consider hosting the Academy Awards again and he replied: "No way. Lotta fun to have done it, though."

MacFarlane's edgy comedy proved a polarizing force on Sunday's Academy Awards, with jokes about domestic violence, women's bodies and Jews in Hollywood that offended some viewers. The Oscars did get their biggest audience in three years, however, with particular growth among young viewers.

MacFarlane's spokeswoman said Tuesday she had nothing to add to the tweet.

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