The comedian's monologue included a joke about the late Whitney Houston.
The comedian is facing a slew of mixed backlash.
"This one's gonna be very special," Warwick revealed.
"I was with her 48 hours before her death. It never occurred to me that she would die two days later."
Darryl M. Bell claims the "I Will Always Love You" singer was offered the role ahead of Lisa Bonet.
Meanwhile, Kenyon Dixon and Jade Novah are keeping the holiday season alive and well.
"I don't know nothing about that movie."
The official biopic for the late icon hits theaters this December.