At this point in his multi-decade career, Morgan Freeman is at the level where he can do pretty much whatever he wants. Wear a dad cap to accept a lifetime achievement award at the SAG Awards? Sure, why not?
Why is Morgan Freeman wearing a baseball hat to his SAG Life Achievement Award presentation? Because he's Morgan Freeman, aka "God," and he can do whatever the hell he wants. — Scott Feinberg (@ScottFeinberg) January 22, 2018
Immediately call out an audience member for not paying close enough attention, like a benevolently worn-out teacher on a Friday morning reminding everyone about weekend assignments? Why the hell not?
It was the schoolmarm-y call out that had people online laughing:
WHO DID MORGAN FREEMAN JUST SCOLD OH MY GOD — Natalie Walker (friend of Paddington) (@nwalks) January 22, 2018
But the 80-year-old actor also took a moment during his speech to call out the gender-specific statue given as an award. "I'm gonna tell you what's wrong with that statue," the actor said. "It works from the back. From the front, it's gender-specific."