First of all, whose brilliant idea was it to invite liberal senior citizen Bill Maher to present pop star Rihanna with her already ill-conceived “Icon Award?’

So many mysteries…

https://twitter.com/JD1871/status/404800792684527616

Hardcore atheist Maher must have had an aneurysm when Rihanna’s mom, Monica Fenty, thanked “God almighty through Jesus” for the award.

https://twitter.com/noblevessel/status/404802588970737664

https://twitter.com/kellyclinger/status/404800841426939905

Watch it with your own eyes and judge for yourselves:

Well, finally have something to thank Rihanna’s mother for:

Update: Bill Maher offer this whitewashed, post-award tweet.

And an informed viewer offers some sound advice for the aging Lothario.

Eyerolls aplenty!

https://twitter.com/jscott2972/status/404832781504503808

Editor’s note: The headline of this article was updated to note that viewers took note of Maher’s facial expressions in real time during the awards show.