Seth Meyers didn’t waste any time Sunday night time.
The Golden Globes host opened the present with an instantaneous joke in regards to the wave of sexual harassment and assault allegations that has dominated Hollywood for a number of months.
“Good night, girls and remaining gents,” the “Late Night time” host mentioned.
Meyers continued with jokes in regards to the legalization of marijuana and the illegalization of sexual harassment.
“It’s been years since a white man was this nervous in Hollywood,” he mentioned.
“For the male nominees within the room, it’s the primary time in three months, it received’t be terrifying to listen to your title out loud.”
Meyers additionally acknowledged criticism man was internet hosting the present in a time when girls have lastly been given a voice.
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“They tried to get a lady to host this present. They mentioned ‘how would you want to return and be judged by a number of the strongest individuals in Hollywood?’” he mentioned.
“Ladies had been like, ‘hmm, effectively, the place is it?’ They mentioned it’s at a lodge. Lengthy story brief, I’m your host tonight.”
Meyers even particularly referred to as out Harvey Weinstein, though laughs had been tempered.
“Harvey Weinstein isn’t right here tonight as a result of, effectively, I’ve heard rumors that he’s loopy and arduous to work with,” Meyers mentioned.
“Don’t fear, he’ll be again in 20 years when he turns into the primary particular person ever booed through the in memoriam.”
In a phase copied from his personal present, the host additionally allowed his viewers to complete politically incorrect jokes for him, together with punch traces about Asians and mansplaining.