Four months after being slapped by Will Smith, Chris Rock came out of silence. Onstage, the comedian joked about this surreal scene at the 2022 Oscars.
She will forever remain The image of the Oscars 2022. On March 27, at the 94th ceremony, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage. A few minutes earlier, the comedian had dared to joke about the shaved head of Jada Pinkett Smith, who suffers from an illness. “Keep my wife’s name out of your fucking mouth”the comedian, who won the Best Actor Oscar, had to hit him. It’s been four months since Chris Rock hasn’t publicly spoken about the clash.. Until his show on the stage of the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. “Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face”began the comedian, currently on tour across the United States with Kevin Hart. Chris Rock claims not to be “a victim”. “That shit hurt me, motherfucker”he added.
“But I got rid of that shit and went to work the next day. I’m not going to the hospital for a paper cut”continued Chris Rock. Right after the Oscars, the comedian started a tour but hadn’t spoken in detail about the slap. “I don’t have much to say about what happened, so if you came to hear this, I have a whole show I wrote before this weekend, he told the Boston during his first show after this eventful evening. I’m still digesting what happened. So at some point, I’ll talk about this shit. And it will be serious and funny.” After opening an investigation, the Oscars announced that they would ban Will Smith from their organization for ten years. The actor then quit.
Will Smith: ‘The list of those I’ve hurt is long’
“The list of those I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my dear friends and loved ones, all in attendance and a global audience back home. I have betrayed the trust of the Academy I deprived the other nominees and winners of their opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated for their extraordinary work.then wrote the actor. Change takes time and I am committed to doing the work to ensure that I never again allow violence to overtake reason.” Shortly after that evening, he went on an initiatory trip to India and has since kept a low profile. But on June 26, he received a symbolic award at the BET Awards. The end of the controversy?