Chris Rock Finally Dishes On ‘The Slap’: ‘Hell Yeah, It Hurt!’

Chris Rock Finally Dishes On 'The Slap' From Will Smith

  • Chris Rock has opened up for the first time about the infamous Oscars slap he received from Will Smith, in workshopping material for his forthcoming live Netflix special.
  • In a January set in Charleston, S.C., in preparation for his upcoming Netflix special “Selective Outrage,” The Wall Street Journal reported that Rock, 58, talked about the incident that dominated talk of the evening.
  • He said, ‘The thing people want to know . . . did it hurt? Hell yeah, it hurt;’ Rock also referenced their respective roles in the 2001 Smith film Ali and his 1991 movie New Jack City: ‘He played Muhammad Ali! I played Pookie!’
Click to read full article

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Join our list!

Sign up here to get our daily newsletter with the top trending headlines.