The speaking head, who additionally pens opinion editorials every now and then for the Each day Mail as Editor-at-Giant, wrote one other on Monday – this time blasting the ceremony as a “howlingly boring trainwreck” and admonished Hollywood’s A-listers – or lack thereof – for “preaching” to the world in some acceptance speeches.
“The Oscars arrivals ceremony, which I’ve lined many instances, is normally the glitziest, most glamorous and star-studded assortment of human beings amassed on Planet Earth,” Morgan, 56, wrote in his prolonged diatribe.
“I did not even acknowledge a lot of the small variety of ‘stars’ who tottered down the shortened rug – ‘carpet’ appears an extreme description given its diminutive measurement – not to mention care concerning the platitudes they spewed,” he continued, including of the expertise roster, “In reality, I’ve seen extra well-known individuals at my annual Christmas pub drinks get together.”
This yr, the ceremony spectacle passed off at Union Station within the downtown space of Los Angeles, Calif. Whereas the present itself was filmed in a TV or film format, Morgan maintained in his scribe that he would “have been genuinely extra entertained if [he] really simply watched trains coming and going,” including that he took umbrage with the actual fact there was “no host to make us chuckle.”
Morgan then made point out of Ricky Gervais, who trolled the Academy Awards forward of the present after roasting Hollywood on the 2020 Golden Globes when he was the host. “Sure Ricky, it was – you made us chuckle our spleens out by being gloriously inappropriate and irreverent, however that’s now a criminal offense in liberal-fascist woke-ravaged America punishable by cancellation from all future awards exhibits,” penned Morgan.
Nevertheless, Morgan didn’t cease there.
“There have been no large musical, theatrical or comedy performances to heat our covid-deflated hearts,” the previous “Good Morning Britain” host fumed. “There wasn’t even an orchestra, for God’s sake.”
Morgan went on to facet with declining viewership numbers and wrote in his column that viewers had been “handled to a breathtakingly boring procession of self-indulgent closely scripted actors delivering supremely virtuous identity-politics speeches.”
“We weren’t even proven clips from most of this yr’s choices, a rare resolution that I can solely assume was primarily based on the producers’ worry that if we noticed them, we would be much more bemused they had been profitable Oscars.”
In the end, Morgan felt that Sunday evening’s Oscars providing spelled doom for the Academy’s prized honor society and wrote that the “Hollywood Dream morphed right into a Hollywood Nightmare.”
“The tragic reality is that the Oscars as we all know it died final evening – woked to loss of life by a craven collective need from these concerned to evangelise not entertain, to lecture slightly than make us chuckle, and to virtue-signal as a substitute of performing,” he panned. “Hollywood made the Oscars a howling train-wreck.”
In accordance with Selection, citing early Nielsen numbers, the Oscars rankings plummeted to a file low with a mean of 9.85 million viewers watching the present Sunday night, which is a 58.three%, 13.75 million viewer drop-off from final yr. As well as, the present earned a mere 1.9 ranking among the many key demographic of adults age 18-49.
He most not too long ago wrote one other column within the Each day Mail slamming Demi Lovato for publicly shaming Morgan’s “favorite” frozen yogurt store, The Bigg Chill, for its abundance of sugar-free choices.