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Chris Rock goes in on Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith, Says he isn’t a Victim in Live Netflix Comedy Special
Comedian Chris Rock rips Will Smith while addressing Oscars slap and Jada’s ‘entanglements'
Nearly a year for — a chance to hear just how Chris Rock would finally address Will Smith’s Oscar night smackdown of the comedian on the Academy stage with a slap that will live in infamy.
The 58-year-old comedian returned to the stage Saturday for Chris Rock: Selective Outrage, the first live comedy special to air on Netflix.
Rock didn’t hold back — taking down Smith, dragging his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and targeting the couple’s marital issues (in which Pinkett Smith acknowledged a relationship with singer August Alsina as the couple addressed their marriage on an episode of Red Table Talk).
“Will Smith practices selective outrage,” Rock told the audience. “Outrage because everybody knows what the fuck happened. Everybody that really knows, knows that I have nothing to do with that shit. I didn’t have any entanglements.”
He continued, “His wife was fucking her son’s friend. OK, now, I normally would not talk about this shit, but for some reason, these n—-s put that shit on the internet. I have no idea why two talented people would do something that lowdown. What the fuck? And we’ve all been cheated on. Everybody in here has been cheated on. None of us have ever been interviewed by the person that cheated on us on television.”
“She hurt him way more than he hurt me. Everybody in the world called him a bitch. I tried to call the motherfucker, I tried to call that man and give him my condolences, he didn’t pick up for me.” He continued by listing all the people who called Smith a “bitch” after that interview on Red Table Talk, including Charlamagne Tha God and The View. “Everybody called him a bitch, and who did he hit? Me — a n—a he knows he could beat. That is some bitch ass shit.”
Chris Rock’s Selective Outrage aired nearly a year after Rock presented the Best Documentary Feature category at the 94th Academy Awards. While on stage, the comedian decided to poke fun at some of the audience members, including Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
“Jada, I love you. G.I. Jane 2, can’t wait to see it, all right?” Rock said, referencing Pinkett Smith’s hairstyle.
Pinkett Smith, who began shaving her head after an alopecia diagnosis, was visibly agitated by the joke. Moments later, her husband walked onto the stage and slapped Rock across the face. He then returned to his seat, and shouted: “Keep my wife’s name out your fucking mouth.”
The incident resulted in Smith’s 10-year Oscars ban.