Seth MacFarlane Slammed For Anti-Semitism, Racism, Misogyny

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Go ahead and choose a section of society.

There's a decent chance it was offended by Seth MacFarlane at some point during Sunday night's Academy Awards telecast.

Seth MacFarlane for the Oscars

While Team Breezy fans can't believe the comedian joked about Chris Brown beating Rihanna, the Anti-Defamation League and the Parents Television Council both slammed MacFarlane's "offensive" humor yesterday.

First, the ADL referenced the host's quip that one must be Jewish if "you want to work in this town."

"While we have come to expect inappropriate 'Jews control Hollywood' jokes from Seth MacFarlane, what he did at the Oscars was offensive and not remotely funny," said national director Abraham H. Foxman. "It only reinforces stereotypes which legitimize anti-Semitism. It is sad and disheartening that the Oscars awards show sought to use anti-Jewish stereotypes for laughs."

The PTC, meanwhile, didn't zero in on just one joke. It covered the gamut when bashing MacFarlane's taste.

The organization sent the following statement to Yahoo! Movies:

If people were tuning-in to the Oscars to see the same crass, vulgar and juvenile humor MacFarlane has employed in "Ted" or "Family Guy" they surely weren’t disappointed.

What a shame that this once classy event has been cheapened and dumbed-down to the level of a junior-high school locker room. There's no doubt MacFarlane has talent – but perhaps it's better to have no talent at all than to squander it as he does on misogynistic, racist and anti-Semitic jokes.

The Academy, however, is standing up for its man, labeling MacFarlane's stint as "great"  and saying the Oscars are all about "creative freedom."

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