Chris Rock broke his silence about the physical altercation with Will Smith at the 2022 Oscars event. The American famous comedian spoke out about the incident at his comedy show in Boston.
At the 2022 Oscars, Chris Rock was performing as a presenter. he took a swipe at Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head. He joked, “Jada, I love you. G.I. Jane 2, can’t wait to see it, alright?” Earlier Jada has explained the reason for her shaved hair. She had to do it due to an alopecia diagnosis. After hearing this she just rolled her eyes. But Jada’s husband actor Will Smith just couldn’t tolerate that joke and slapped Chris on stage. After returning to his seat, Will said to Chris, “Keep my wife’s name out your f–king mouth.”
However, Chris has managed the situation smartly and stayed cool on stage. Then he quickly back to the Best Documentary presentation. At that time, he didn’t say anything about this incident and successfully complete his role in the event. But later this event created a massive wave in the entertainment world.
After a few days, Chris attended his popular comedy show in Boston. A remarkable number of audiences were presented in that show and showed support for Chris. He said to the audience, “I don’t have a bunch of s–t about what happened, so if you came to hear that, I have a whole show I wrote before this weekend.”
The actor also added, “I’m still kind of processing what happened,” Chris said. “So, at some point, I’ll talk about that s–t. And it will be serious and funny. I’m gonna tell some jokes… It’s nice to just be out.”
However, Chris has not filed any report for this physical altercation. But the Academy has addressed this incident seriously and shared in a statement, “We do not condone violence of any form” later Will Smith apologized directly to Chris in asocial media messages. Will wrote, “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.”