Chris Rock’s Brother Brings Up Tupac, Jada When Asked About Motivations Behind Will Smith’s Oscar Slap


Chris Rock’s Brother Brings Up Tupac, Jada When Asked About Motivations Behind Will Smith’s Oscar Slap

The Academy Awards usually have a few viral moments, but this year’s was on another level entirely. It’s been months, but the Will Smith’s performance on the stage still shocks the public.Chris Rock slapped him after he made a joke regarding Jada Pinkett Smith. As the discourse continues, Rock’s brother has brought up Tupac and Jada when asked about motivations behind Oscars slap.

The Slap took place late in Oscars Night when Chris Rock was presenting Best Documentary Feature. He cracked a few jokes at the celebs in the front row, and made a jab about Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair, seemingly unaware of her Alopecia: Public struggle against it. Will Smith would then slap Rock on the face live on television, before returning to the chair and screaming at the comedian. Since then countless people have weighed in on the viral moment, including comedian Tony Rock, who is also Chris Rock’s brother. He appeared recently on the podcast. Top Billin’ with Bill Bellamy, where he mused on Smith’s reactions throughout the night. It was as he described it.

He laughed first. So that’s not embarrassment. He laughed. He was up and walking by the time they got to my brother. It could have been the Jada look. It was his accumulation of being slapped at other levels. It was something he said himself. He hated everything about it. ‘soft’ moniker. He’s soft, Jada won’t let 2Pac die, it’s always something about 2Pac. His daughter [Willow Smith]2Pac was brought up. And I’m not bringing up family stuff that people don’t know… this is stuff that everybody knows. [Jada]Often talks about Tupac and her relationship with 2Pac. As a married man to this woman, you’re like, ‘Damn is what I’m doing not enough?’

There you have it. That’s just one person’s reaction, but clearly Tony Rock has really thought out Will Smith’s possible motivations in regards to the slap. The beloved actor was clearly not at ease with the violence. Who would win the Oscar for Best Actor?Shortly thereafter, he was gone. As such, Rock seems to think that it goes deeper than his brother’s one joke about Jada Pinkett Smith.

Jada Pinkett Smith is famous for having a relationshipPrior to Tupac’s infamous 1996 death, they had been friends. They met while they were attending the Baltimore School for the Arts. Together, they worked on music videos. He was even granted bail by her at one point. In the biopic, they were shown together. All Eyez on MeThe film stars Kat Graham as Jada Pinkett. 

Tony Rock is making this connection, claiming that Will Smith’s slap might have deeper issues that go back years. He cited Tupac, as well as Smith’s previous reputation as someone who is “soft”Instead of being beaten down by the streets. Rock is also looking at how Smith went from laughing and violence so quickly. This is definitely an aspect that many people are puzzled about. Clearly the discourse surrounding the Oscars slap isn’t slowing down anytime soon.

It remains to be seen how Will Smith’s professional career recovers from this viral incident, as a number of his projects They were placed on pause as a response. Check out the 2022 movie release datesFor more information, visit our website. 


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