Andy Samberg immediately addressed the elephant in the room in his Emmys monologue

“Racism is over. Don’t fact check that,” he joked

Diversity (or the lack thereof) has been one of the hot button issues at this year’s Emmys. Samberg, the comedian and host of TV’s biggest night, nodded to 2015’s diverse batch of nominees, which includes Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis up for best actress in a drama — an award that’s never been won by a black actress

Though this year’s group of nominees is technically more diverse than those of years before, Samberg did underline that this doesn’t necessarily mean it’s diverse as it should be Read more…

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Andy Samberg slips sly diversity jokes into his Emmys monologue