Chris Rock speaks for the first time after incident with will Smith: "I'm still processing things"

Chris Rock speaks for the first time after incident with will Smith: "I'm still processing things"

  • Chris Rock has spoken for the first time since Will Smith slapped him and promised to address the matter in a serious manner
  • The 57-year-old comedian said he is still processing the incident and had no idea what to say
  • However, during his stand up comedy, he was given a standing ovation by fans who appreciated him and shouted his name throughout the show

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Chris Rock has opened up about the Oscars incident that saw renowned actor Will Smith slap him while on stage for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Chris Rock talked about what happened between him and Will Smith. Photo: Chris Rock.
Comedian Chris Rock. Photo: Chris Rock.
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Chris Rock still processing slap

The comedian broke his silence during his show which had the sale of tickets go up since the Oscar incident happened.

People Magazine reported that those who were in attendance during the comedy show were excited to see him and they hoped he could address the slapping incident.

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The crowd shouted his name even before he came on stage and he walked in donning an all-white outfit and the whole crowd gave him a standing ovation.

"What's up, Boston? How was your weekend?" he asked at the beginning of the show.

He answered that he was also doing fine despite the few 'weird' things that happened o him but maintained that life was good.

According to fans, he was super excited and charged up for the crowd and he started off by asking how they were holding up.

"I'm still processing what happened," he said about Will slapping him.

After he said that he was still processing what happened at the Oscars, he explained to fans in the audience that he would probably talk about the incident at some point in a serious manner.

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However, there were people in the audience who kept shouting Will Smith's name but Rock ignored them throughout the show without addressing them or shutting them down.

Will Smith gives Rock a hot slap

Will went viral recently after walking on stage and slapping the comedian before walking back to his seat.

Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o was seated close to the actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith during the 94th Academy Awards.

Will who won the Best Actor category later apologised to fellow nominees and the comedian.


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