Chris RockRose’s mother spoke out about Will Smith controversy slap. “I told someone, when Will slapped Chris, he slapped all of us, but he actually slapped me,” Rose told the North Carolina NBC affiliate. News about WIS 10. “When you hurt my child, you hurt me,” she added.
The 77-year-old revealed that Chris is “still dealing with” the shocking incident that occurred on stage during the live broadcast of the Oscars on March 27, but said she was “really, really proud of herself” proud” with the past 57 years. -old comedian react. For his part, Chris is still pretty much a mom – but reveals he’s “processing” independent show in Boston, MA just days later – added that he “didn’t have a lot of plans” to deal with that. He also once said in a comedy that he would talk about slaps when “getting paid”.
Chris’ mom also shares what she’ll say to Will, who slapped her son in response GI Jane joke aimed at Jada Pinkett-Smith, who suffers from hair loss. “I don’t know what to say other than, ‘What the hell are you thinking?’ Because you did a slap, but a lot could have happened,” she explained.
“Chris could have backed off and fallen. You can actually be handcuffed. You didn’t think. You reacted to your wife rolling her eyes at you, and you went up, and you lost her a day because she was funny when it happened,” Rose continued. Notably, Chris denied the charges – and so the police did not proceed with the arrest of Will, who won Best Actor for King Richard after that night.
While Fresh Prince alum is legal, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences went ahead with their own consequences: Will is Banned from attending the Oscars in 10 years. The 53-year-old also resigned from The Academy, meaning he will no longer be a voting member in the organization. Rose, however, seemed unimpressed with the punishment. “What does that mean? You don’t even go every year,” said Rose. “I felt really bad that he never apologized. I mean his people wrote a piece saying that I sorry Chris Rock, but you find that to be personal, please get in touch.”
Will admitted Grow up actor in one public apology, shared via Instagram on March 28. “Violence in all its forms is toxic and destructive. My behavior at the Oscars last night was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are part of the job, but one joke about Jada’s state of health was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally,” he began.
“I want to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am ashamed and my actions do not represent the man I want to be. There is no room for violence in a world of love and compassion,” he also said before addressing the Academy, the producers, attendees and viewers of the Oscars. Will has kept a low attitude since the slap, but has seen in Mumbai, India at a private airport on April 23.