Chris Rock responds to Will Smith's Oscars slap

Listen Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Share Nearly one year after the Oscar-night slap heard ’round the world,

Chris Rock finally let loose with his thoughts about the incident Saturday in a stand-up special at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre that streamed live on Netflix.

– Rock, who said he took the hit like boxer Manny Pacquiao, blamed Pinkett Smith’s “entanglements” for Smith’s outburst. “

– Everybody called him a b----,” he said. “

– Rock said it all started after comments she made in 2016, when he was hosting the Oscars a previous time. “

– His version of all of this is sure to be finely combed over and debated in the days ahead.)

– He talked about the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol: “When did White men become victims?

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