Chris Rock is still not ready to talk about the incident that occurred at the 2022 Oscars ceremony where Will Smith slapped the comedian for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
“Lower your expectations. I’m not going to address that s—,” Rock reportedly told the crowd at Comedy Cellar Tuesday night (April 5) per Page Six. Rock was there to perform a surprise set to refine his jokes for his ongoing comedy tour,
Rock had the same approach when it came to his comedy show in Boston last week.
“I don’t have a bunch of s— about what happened,” he said about the incident adding that he is still reflecting on the matter. “I had like a whole show I wrote before this weekend. I’m still kinda processing what happened. So at some point, I’ll talk about that s–.”
A lot has transpired since “The Slap” including Will Smith publicly apologizing to the comedian and later resigning from the Academy prior to the committee’s ongoing formal review of the incident.