And the award for best Oscars commentary goes to… Shangela

While the post-Oscars conversation hums over Adam Rippon’s harness, the well-deserved and touching wins in the screenplay categories for James Ivory’s Call Me By Your Name and Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Frances McDormand’s inspiring speech and a small handful of other memorable moments, there’s one Oscars tradition that nobody is praising: Ryan Seacrest.

And it’s not just viewers who mostly tuned out from the pre-show host’s tired red carpet interviews — some stars wanted nothing to do with him either.

But you know who would have caused every A-lister to trip over their metallic future-gowns and boring tuxedo clones to chat with?


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The Oscars are already the gayest awards show of the year, so let’s end this charade of pretending Ryan Seacrest has anything interesting to say and let a queen take over.

And judging by Shangela’s top-notch commentary throughout the night, she would have slayed.

Here’s what the All-Star had to say:

On Call Me By Your Name:

And Jordan Peele’s triumph:

On Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph bringing a bit of humanity to the stiff onstage bits:

And just imagine if this boot was on the red carpet where it belongs?

Or these toots:

But perhaps Sangela’s place is not behind a microphone on the red carpet, but behind the microphone on stage, accepting her Academy Award: