Chris Rock finally opens up on Will Smith's 'Oscars slap incident'

written by Rajan Nath | July 28, 2022

Months after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at Oscars 2022, the comedian has finally opened up about the 'slap incident'.

While performing at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, Chris Rock said that he was not a victim, but joked that it hurt getting slapped by Will Smith on the Oscar stage, Variety reported.

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Chris Rock finally opens up on Will Smith's 'Oscars slap incident' Image Source: Twitter

"Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face...I'm not a victim. Yeah, that shit hurt, motherf***er. But I shook that shit off and went to work the next day. I don't go to the hospital for a paper cut," he said.

In the meanwhile, Kevin Hart, who shares a good bond with both Chris Rock and Will Smith, said that he hopes that both Chris and Will would "move past" the 'slap incident' that occurred at Oscars 2022.

 

For those who don't know, comedian Chris Rock cracked a joke about Will Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved head at Oscars 2022.

Chris Rock finally opens up on Will Smith's 'Oscars slap incident' Image Source: Twitter

Chris had said that he couldn't wait to see Pinkett Smith, who has alopecia areata, star in 'G.I. Jane 2'. This led Will Smith to go up on stage and slap Chris Rock. Will Smith even shouted, "Keep my wife's name out of your fu**ing mouth!"

Chris Rock finally opens up on Will Smith's 'Oscars slap incident' Image Source: Twitter

A few later, Will Smith was declared the Best Actor at the 94th Academy Awards after which he apologized to the Academy and fellow nominees but did not mention Chris Rock.

Later, Smith issued an apology to Chris and Academy on his social media account.

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