On Sunday (Jan. 28), the 60th annual Grammy Awards took place at Madison Square Garden and the event was a show to remember.
Stars like Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars won big, while others such as Kesha and Logic performed some of the best sets of the night. The ceremony was hosted by James Corden. Unsurprisingly, the talk show host did a great job at keeping everyone laughing and entertained throughout the night.
There was one moment, during the show, where Corden made a joke that unfortunately, made a few people get in their feelings. The personality implied that the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, was about to come out onstage. Once everyone got excited and started clapping, Corden settled everyone down and said that he was actually introducing the President of the Recording Academy, Neil Portnow.
If it's one thing that you don't do, it's make an Obama joke and get people's hopes up like this, Corden!
Social media felt some type of way about it and didn't hold back. See reactions to the joke below.
WOW, HE REALLY HAD US THINKING THAT OBAMA WAS COMING OUT. WE'RE HURT. DAMN. #GRAMMYs— OkayAfrica (@okayafrica) January 29, 2018
James Corden, that was both unfunny and cruel. You don't ever joke about Barack Obama being present. Not at a time like this.#GRAMMYs— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) January 29, 2018
I hate James Corden so much. I was so excited for Obama #GRAMMYs— CiCi Adams (@CiCiAdams_) January 29, 2018
Poor guy. Audience thought they were about to see Obama..and they got him. #Grammys— T.J. Holmes (@tjholmes) January 29, 2018
I can't imagine being more set up to fail than being introduced after the audience was led to expect Barack Obama. #GRAMMYs— Sam Whiteout (@samwhiteout) January 29, 2018
My parents are VERY upset James cordon just teased about Barack Obama being at the Grammys— Samhita Mukhopadhyay 🧜🏾♀️ (@TheSamhita) January 29, 2018
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