A source close to the situation explained:
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The comedian basically did stand-up for his opening monologue, which is fine because that's what people love him for!
But Rock seemed to have misunderstood the audience, looking hard for laughs about his terrorism jokes.
That's probably because terrorism isn't really funny.
By the end though, the host had people all warmed up, and the show began!
Take a look (above), and tell us what you think of his routine!
Watch Chris Rock & 'Prince' AKA Bobby Moynihan Entice You Into Watching Them On Saturday Night Live In These Brand New Promos!
The only thing that would have made this promo any better would be if Prince was actually IN it!
We're glad that screaming thing doesn't ACTUALLY happen though! That would be crazy!
Ch-ch-check out the laughs (above)!!!
Chris Rock Will Host Saturday Night Live 18 Years After His Last Appearance! And Prince Is Along For The Hilarious Ride!
This is fantastic news!!
The official SNL Twitter account shared the thrilling news on Tuesday, revealing:
The BET Awards 2014 just got tasty and deeeeeppp fried.
Umm…is anyone else's mouth watering at the thought of that crunchy sweet deliciousness??!
MMmmmm mmmm mmm!
Ch-ch-check out the HIGHlarious finger-lickin' good moment (above)!!!
Chris Rock Asked These Monster Truck Rally Fans About Drake, Rick Ross, & The BET Awards– And Their Answers May Surprise You!
The frank and funny host took one more jab at Chris Brown, then took to the street to find out what people at a monster truck rally know about BET and the hip hop world.
Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the HIGHlariously off-color segment- complete with some surprising answers!