Chris Rock added, "I don't have a bunch of s*** about what happened.
New Delhi: Chris Rock finally addressed the controversial Oscars "slap gate" event on his comedy show a few days after it occurred. Chris Rock received a standing ovation when he performed at the Wilbur Theater, according to Variety. How was your weekend? was the first question he asked the audience, and they responded with raucous laughter, according to Variety. "I don't have a bunch of s*** about what occurred, so if you come to hear that, I have a complete show I wrote before this weekend," Chris stated during the performance. I'm still figuring out what happened. I'll thus eventually talk about that garbage. It will also be both serious and humorous. The comedian announced before the performance that he would be telling jokes. Its' Being outside is pleasant.
When the 94th Academy Awards aired, Will Smith and Chris Rock made headlines. Will Smith's wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith, was in "G.I. Jane" because of her appearance, and Chris Rock made a joke about it. This prompted The Pursuit of Happyness actor to slap Chris Rock and then yell, "Keep my wife's name out of your f*****g mouth!" Will Smith later apologized to the Academy and the nominees while accepting the Best Actor award, but not to Chris. Only one day later, on social media, did he express regret to him.
Earlier, it was stated that the iconic Oscars event caused a spike in sales for Chris Rock's comedy tour. We sold more tickets to see Chris Rock overnight than we did over the previous month combined, according to a tweet from the online ticket marketplace Tick Pick. The platform, according to Variety, "says that ticket prices have risen since Sunday night, going up from a minimum of $46 per ticket on March 18 to a minimum of $341.
While Mr. Smith was asked to leave the ceremony and refused, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a statement that said, "We also admit we could have handled the situation differently."