Comedian Chris Rock will live-stream a comedy special on Netflix in March next year, almost exactly a year after he was slapped on stage at the Oscars by actor Will Smith. Chris Rock: Selective Outrage – the first comedy special that the platform will live-stream in a global event – will premiere on March 4.
Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 2023 Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday.
Will Smith has again apologised to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and that he had reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn't ready.
Comedian Chris Rock slyly offered his take on Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s much-publicised defamation case, during a recent performance.
Hollywood actor Will Smith had made headlines when he slapped comedian Chris Rock at the Academy Awards on March 27, 2022. Rock commented on Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett's hair, calling her “G.I. Jane,” which prompted the "King Richard" actor to go on stage and slap him.
After Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage in Los Angeles by an audience member last night (May 3, 2022), Chris Rock delivered a Will Smith joke, reports The Independent UK.
Not the first time a celebrity overstepped boundaries.
Why is a man seen as the default protector to a woman? Why do we believe that a woman cannot protect herself—let alone decide when she does or does not require protection?
In the minutes and hours after Will Smith accosted and slapped Chris Rock before a live audience of millions, social media platforms lit up with a breathless and emphatic hot take: Surely, multitudes insisted, the whole thing was staged.