Kevin Hart joked about gender roles in parenting on 'SNL' and it didn't go so well

Kevin Hart joked about gender roles in parenting on 'SNL' and it didn't go so well

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Kevin Hart is a funny man, but his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live this week felt like it came a few years too late.

Hart, who just had his third child, used his 6-minute opening monologue to fire off joke after joke about parenthood. It was all going fine, too, until the comedian veered into gender roles. Women, he said, are not fun, whereas fathers shoulder “all of the fun responsibility.”

It could have been a lot worse. Hart made the mistake of painting what may be his own personal experiences as a parent with too broad a brush. It’s not that he was openly offensive; more that the bit just felt tone-deaf, especially given the current movement to unravel the systemic gender imbalance in our culture. Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Kevin Hart joked about gender roles in parenting on 'SNL' and it didn't go so well

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