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…

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

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!

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.