Four months later, Chris Rock, who was slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars, finally spoke on a show about how he felt at the time.
Chris Rock said, “I’m not a victim. That fucking slap, shit, but I didn’t take that shit to heart and went to work the next day, I’m not going to the hospital for that little thing.”
At this year’s Orcas Awards, award presenter Chris Rock made a bald player of Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith then stormed the stage and slapped Chris Rock, returned to his seat and shouted “Keep my wife’s name out of your dog’s mouth! “.
After the incident, Will Smith publicly apologized for his “unacceptable and inexcusable” behavior: “I want to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was wrong. In a world of love and kindness, there is no place for violence.”
Will Smith was banned from all Oscar-related activities for 10 years.
He had an interesting week,” Chris Rock said sarcastically at an event in New Jersey on April 2.
The following month, Chris Rock spoke more explicitly about the incident, while assuring viewers that he was “fine” after the beating: “I’ve got most of my hearing back, but don’t expect me to talk about it, I’ll talk about it sometime later. “
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