On last Friday night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Chris Rock starred in a satirical campaign ad that proved President Barack Obama is white.

The Hollywood Reporter transcribed Rock’s evidence of why the Commander in Chief is so white:

-Obama formerly went by Barry, “the third whitest name on Earth.”

  • After college, the president went into black Chicago neighborhoods to organize people. “How white is that? Black people don’t go into black communities,” Rock says. “We don’t have to. We’re already there.”

-“Barack Obama supports gay marriage,” Rock says. “Most black men don’t even support straight marriage.”

It’s a pretty good satirical ad, but the record, that last bit about black people not supporting gay marriage is actually a myth that’s worth addressing. In fact, black people are more likely to support gay marriage than whites.

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