In his first public point out of the Oscars debacle, Chris Rock stated he’d discuss it later after he was achieved “processing.” He’s nonetheless singing that tune, however he’s additionally prepared to throw a jab Will Smith‘s means — regardless of that being what began this mess within the first place.
In keeping with an viewers member at Rock’s Atlantic Metropolis present on his Ego Dying standup tour over the weekend, Chris as soon as once more referenced the second the Males In Black star slapped him in retaliation for a poor style joke at Jada Pinkett Smith‘s expense. Solely this time he joked about it, too!
The insider instructed ET:
“Chris’ present began actually late as a result of no cellphone coverage. There was a line that wrapped all via the on line casino to see that present. Chris Rock opened his present by saying he’s had an fascinating week. He stated he’s nonetheless processing the encounter and plans to handle it additional sooner or later…”
But it surely was the subsequent half that was completely different. As a result of the present was in New Jersey, he “joked about how Atlantic Metropolis is just too near Philly for him to get into it.”
Oh man, he undoubtedly is implying it’s too harmful, proper? Might this be the place the “processing” is taking Chris Rock? Is he in settlement with all the opposite comics decrying Will’s slap as an all-out assault and harmful precedent for standup comedians in every single place? As a result of we form of thought after he instructed that “F**ok Will Smith” heckler to relax that he was going to return out with a extra measured, peace-oriented take. Not like his brother. Hmm.
The viewers member stated that was all of the Will stuff. So far as the opposite materials, what was written for the present earlier than he turned a part of essentially the most unlikely greatest controversy in Hollywood, this individual had nothing however good issues to say:
“It appeared as if he’s undoubtedly nonetheless making an attempt to absorb all the pieces that has occurred, however his routine for the present was sharp and hilarious. It appeared just like the state of affairs gave just a few new parts to his routine and new that means for himself as a comic.”
Properly, that’s a silver lining we guess. Although Rock has all the time been one of many nice standups. Properly, apart from mocking a girl with alopecia with a 25-year-old punchline. That one solely bought him the sound of 1 hand clapping. However often.
We guess we’ll have to attend to see his true, fully thought-out take. Within the meantime, what do YOU consider this newest jab by Chris??