The View is weighing Chris Rock’s Netflix special , in which he talks about Will Smith’s Oscar night slap.
at Chris Rock Period: Selective Rage , live on the streaming platform Saturday, the comedian covers a range of topics, but the most anticipated The subject was saved for last as he blasted Smith for his infamous confrontation with the Oscars telecast, dragging his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, and addressed the couple’s marital problems.
“He paid 2022 ten thousand dollars Netflix special, I think it’s great,” Sunny Hostin on Monday’s episode Say ‘s daytime talk show. “That’s his truth, that’s how he’s been through it.”
Ana Navarro echoed the claim, saying, “He has Kwon to tell his truth. I’m more than happy that he’s making money off of it. I think the timing is tied to next week’s Oscars and the fact that it’s a year from now. I think the show is a lot of fun.”
While the hosts mostly praised Locke for his many jokes, some felt that certain topics should be off limits. But Navarro explained, “He’s a comedian, so we’re not going to agree on everything, but baby, laugh all the way to the bank.”
way, he Not mentioning her name [in the special],” she added jokingly. “He called her in various other ways, but he didn’t say ‘Jada.’ ”
Whoopi Goldberg closed the discussion by praising The comedian, he said: “He’s not afraid to say what he feels. ”
“His ability to talk about what he sees is amazing and, you know what, the situation never finds a good way to really calm down . That’s not the case,” she added. “There is no justification for what happened. ”
Goldberg, who is a member of the academy’s board of trustees, has previously spoken of one of the most memorable nights in Oscar history. After the academy announced the banning of Smith before attending the Oscars and other Academy events, Gord Fort theorized what might have motivated the actor’s behavior at the time, saying, “I think there’s probably a lot of stuff that piled up. …I think he had one of those moments where he was like, “Stop it.” I get it, not everyone behaves the way we want them to behave under pressure. Some people just have sex. he snapped.
Chris Rock: Selective Outrage is available on Netflix. 1235341227