This is the moment many have been waiting for for almost a year – one to hear how Chris Rock will finally address Will Smith’s Oscar night bashing of comedians A slap in the arena of chance will forever be infamous.
Perhaps because Rock knew many tuned-in viewers were waiting for that moment, he left it on Saturday near the end of the show on Netflix HYPERHYPED FIRST LIVE SPECIAL Chris Rock: Selective Rage !
But when the moment finally arrived, Rock didn’t back down – knocking Smith down, dragging his wife Jada Pinkett Smith with him, and targeting the couple’s marital problems (Pinkett Smith Acknowledging relationship with singer August Alsina as the couple talked about their marriage on an episode of Red Table Talk.
“Will Smith practiced selective anger,” Locke told the audience. “Anger, because everybody knows what the fuck is going on. Everyone who really knows knows I’m with that shit Nothing to do. I have nothing to do with it.”
He continued, “His wife was fucking her son’s friend. Okay, now, I don’t usually talk about this shit, but out For some reason these ns put that shit on the internet. I don’t know why two talented people would do such a despicable thing. What the hell? We were all scammed. Everyone here is scammed …none of us have ever been interviewed by someone who lied to us on TV.”
“She hurt him a lot more than he hurt me. People all over the world Call him a bitch. I tried calling the bastard, I tried calling the guy and giving him my condolences, he didn’t pick me up.” He went on to list all of the at People who called Smith a “bitch” after the Red Table Talk interview, include Charlamagne Tha God and The View. “Everybody said he was a bitch, who did he beat? I – a – he knew he could beat. That was some bitch ass shit.
While this isn’t the first time Rock has addressed Smith’s slap — he’s featured much of Saturday on his show as he’s toured the country over the past year — it’s the first before widespread attention. A Comment Viewer As Rock Headlines Netflix’s First Foray Into Live Programming, A Global Event Featuring Arsenio Hall, Amy Schumer, JB Smoove, Karim Abou Pre- and post-show with guests Dul-Jabbar, Dana Carvey, and more.
“I’m going to try to put on a show tonight without offending anyone,” Rock Said, kicking off his stand-up special in Baltimore. “I’ll do my best because you never know who’s going to get triggered.”
He added that he doesn’t mind ” Sober,” but not “Selective Rage,” the kind that would listen to Michael Jackson instead of R. Kelly: “Same crime—one of them just got a better song.”
Rock covers topics including the Capitol riots: “White people trying to overthrow the government they run? “They were like, ‘Damn, we have to get them out of the office. ‘Who? us?
Later, he addressed the idea of white people feeling excluded from power and joked about whether commercials featuring interracial couples were part of their ire.
“There are no black couples either,” he said. “Every ad has a biracial couple,” he added, adding that the other day he saw an ad for a Japanese woman marrying a caterpillar .
“By the way, speaking of commercials, when did Snoop Dogg become Morgan Freeman? Rock joked. “I saw an ad the other day where Snoop was selling reverse mortgages. ’ But he made it a point to point out that he loves Snoop Dogg. “I’m not disparaging Snoopy. The last thing I need is another crazy rapper,” he added, as the crowd cheered.
Of course, the rapper who was the main target of the night was Smith, though most of his Anger was directed at Pinkett Smith. Rock recalls that Pinkett Smith called on black people to boycott the Oscars during the #OscarsSoWhite controversy at ; Rock continued to host that year.
“She started it. She said I, a fucking grown man, should quit my job because “my husband wasn’t nominated for a concussion ” and then This na gave me a fucking concussion.
Towards the end of the special, Rock changed his tone slightly, saying, “I love Will Smith.” I have loved Will Smith all my life. I saw him open up for Run-DMC…he made a great movie. I’ve supported Will Smith all my life,” Rock said. “Now I watch Liberate just to watch him get yelled at. “
Rock used last minute selective rage to answer what he’s gotten since the slap Lots of questions: Why don’t you respond to anything? “Because I have parents,” Locke said. “Because I was raised. Do you know how my parents taught me? Don’t fight in front of white people. ”
The preview features characters from other cartoonists and friends of the Rock, including Schumer and Jerry Seinfeld. The Daily Show
Ronny Chieng hosted the special, and Hall, Deon Cole and Leslie Jones also appeared.
Chieng kicked off the night at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
“I can’t stress enough how living things are today,” The Daily Show 1235335257 reporter said. “We were broadcasting live in two different places at the same time, Los Angeles and Baltimore. Why? There is absolutely no reason. This is extremely expensive, difficult and annoying. ”
The comedian also made fun of how they do live comedy on a Saturday night, a concept that has been around for decades, aka Saturday Nightlife .
Chieng then introduces Hall as he shares how the Rock got him back on his feet. In his short stint at The Comedy Store In closing, Hall said he hoped everyone enjoyed the night, “because I know Will Smith isn’t going to be somewhere. “
“Believe me. We won’t know that, but I bet you Will Smith you’re going to fuck up the TV tonight,” he joked. “He’s gonna knock that bastard off the wall. ”
Matthew McConaughey, Ali Wong, Woody Harrelson, Paul McCartney, Rosie Perez, Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Hart, Sarah Silverman, Ice-T, Adam Sandler and many others want Rock Luck Better live event than him.