Chris Rock

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Will Smith says he reached out to Chris Rock in new apology video

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.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

‘Believe all women, except Amber Heard’, says Chris Rock during recent performance

Comedian Chris Rock slyly offered his take on Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s much-publicised defamation case, during a recent performance.

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

Baseless reports about Will Smith and Jada Pinkett lead to divorce rumours

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.

May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

‘Was that Will Smith?’: Chris Rock jokes after Dave Chappelle attacked on stage

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.

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Are we going to stop watching Will Smith movies?

Not the first time a celebrity overstepped boundaries.

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

The Slap: When toxic masculinity becomes the language of love

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?

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

Many on social media thought the 'Oscars slap' was staged

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.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Oscars host rapped over Asian joke

US comedian Chris Rock has been criticised for a joke he made while hosting the Oscars ceremony, at the expense of Asian-Americans.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

'Spotlight' wins top Oscar prize on night of racial critique

Catholic Church abuse movie "Spotlight" is named best picture, the top award at Oscar ceremony, after an evening peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated the industry.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Chris Rock rewriting Oscar monologue

Chris Rock is still on board to host the Oscars this year despite calls for him to join the boycott protesting the Academy's lack of diversity.