It seems that chris rock continues to use the art of stand-up comedy as a way to address the Oscars incident with Will Smith, and during his last show, he briefly addressed Will’s apology video, which was released in July.
According to TermWhile performing at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday night, both Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle addressed the attacks they both experienced on stage earlier this year. During his presentation, Chris Rock took some time to talk about the Will Smith situation, during which he said, “Fuck your hostage video,” which was in response to the apology video Will posted on his YouTube channel. YouTube and Instagram in July.
What previously reported, the video was Will’s first on-camera appearance since the incident. In the video, he verbally apologized to Chris and said:
“I reached out to Chris and the message we get is that he’s not ready to talk, and when he is, he will. So I’ll tell you Chris, I apologize, my behavior was unacceptable and I’ll be here when you’re ready to talk.”
During a show in Liverpool, Chris spoke about the incident, which happened in March, saying:
“Will gave the impression of being a perfect person for 30 years, ripping off his mask and showing us that he was just as ugly as the rest of us. Whatever the consequences… I hope he doesn’t put on his mask again and let his true face breathe. I see myself in both men.”
During a show in Phoenix, AZ Chris Rock too shared who turned down an offer to host next year’s Oscars, saying returning to the show is like returning to a crime scene. She referenced the OJ Simpson murder case and said it’s like asking Nicole Brown Simpson to “go back to the restaurant,” which happened before her death.
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