02/28/2011 12:46 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Tina Brown, 'Morning Joe' Team Roast Oscars (VIDEO)

Add the "Morning Joe" team and Newsweek/Daily Beast editor Tina Brown to the list of vicious reviewers of Sunday night's Oscars. The entire panel on Monday's show had nothing but contempt for the ceremony--Joe Scarborough called it a "disgrace"--but Brown led the pack, ripping into co-host Anne Hathaway with glee.

Brown said the show was the "very worst" she'd ever seen. And she said Hathaway was "just this drip, as far as I can see. I could not take her simpering...her self-confidence was so ill-placed."

Later, Brown laid into Hathaway again, calling her "utterly devoid of any real humor."

The crew also attempted to figure out just what was going on with James Franco. Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist and Brown seemed sure that something untoward was going on with him. Brown speculated that a "backstage bong had completely incapacitated his head."


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