Oscars 2016: Chris Rock helps daughters sell Girl Scout cookies

Whether or not you liked Chris Rock's opening monologue, the comedian was undeniably "Best Dad" at the Oscars when he helped his daughters sell Girl Scout cookies at the awards show.

He made sure everyone at the Oscars had the chance to take home a nice prize when he allowed several Girl Scouts of Los Angeles to ambush actors in the audience.

Kate Winslet, Tina Fey, Matt Damon and John Legend held up cash to pick up some boxes of Samoas and Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts, who ditched fancy gowns in lieu of their green uniforms.

"Are you going to deny my princesses some cookies?" Rock asked the actors. He specifically called out Leonardo DiCaprio: "You made $30 million -- come on."

Rock only stopped one person from buying cookies: Michael B. Jordan, who eagerly helped up cash for some cookies.

"No, no," said Rock. "You got enough girls."

Later, Rock revealed how much the Girl Scouts raised: $65,243.

Rock jokingly thanked an actor impersonating Suge Knight at the show for the bulk of the money.

Halfway across the country, in Flint, Michigan, filmmaker Ava DuVernay of "Selma" asked her fans if they could beat out the Girl Scouts by raising $100,000 for the Flint, Michigan water crisis. DuVernay skipped out on the Oscars to attend a benefit called Justice for Flint.

She tweeted, "Oscar audience raises $65k for cookies. Can we raise $100k for folks poisoned by their own water?"

 

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