Chris Rock Returns To The Oscars Slap Site, and He Makes Some Jokes About Will Smith

Chris Rock Returns To The Oscars Slap Site, and He Makes Some Jokes About Will Smith

It’s been months since Will Smith famously slapped Chris RockIt was a big topic of conversation at the Academy Awards. Rock has also been discussing the issue, but he has done so in his own style. While the comedian hasn’t talked about it in a serious, public setting as of yet, he has referenced it multiple times during his stand-up routines. Rock performed a second show this week. It was at the exact spot where he was shocked and, as one would expect, he made some jokes about Smith. 

Chris Rock performed at the Dolby Theater, Los Angeles for his first gig since the Oscars. According to The New York PostRock opened his set by making jokes about fellow comedians SNLDave Chappelle is a collaboratorAnd the January 6 riots. He then addressed the slap and called Smith out. Rock mused about whether the hit to the face hurt and mentioned one of Smith’s most notable roles while doing so: 

Like, ‘Did it hurt?’ You’re goddamn right it hurt. Will Smith is much larger than me. Ok, so I am not the same height as Will Smith. This mother fucker was Ali! Pookie was my favorite game. ‘New Jack City!

Needless to say, it sounds like the slap did cause the Head of State star some pain. Those who tuned in for the Oscars back in March likely know that Will Smith slapped the comic after he made a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Chris Rock declined to press charges that night and, in the week that followed, Smith was banned from the Academy for a decade as punishment. While many have questioned Smith’s actions, some have also wondered about Rock’s apparent inaction. He didn’t fight back and, during his recent comedy set, he provided his reasons for that: 

People often say: ‘Why the fuck did you do nothing back?’ Because I got parents. Because I was raised. What did my parents teach me? Don’t fight in front of white people! No, I’m not a victim!

Will Smith broke his silence over the slapHe released a video of apology in July. He also admitted that he had made mistakes. relationship with Tony Rock, Chris’ brother, may be “irreparable.”  Shortly after, Chris called out the apologyDuring a comedy program, you might claim that “everybody is trying to be a fucking victim.”After he said that he was “smacked by Suge Smith,”The actor stated that “anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face.”A different show He responded bluntly to the videoWhen he said that, “fuck your hostage video.” As of right now, it’s reported that Chris does not intend to reach out to SmithFind out what happened. 

Despite all the fuss about the slap, Chris Rock has been steadily working on the comedy circuit. Apparently, Rock was even offered to host the OscarsIn 2023, he declined. It’s honestly hard to say whether he’ll ever address the Academy Awards situation in a more serious setting. But in the meantime, it’s likely that he’ll continue to regale audiences with his account of the events via his comedy shows.

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