Chris Rock had to see a psychologist after being slapped by Will Smith during the 2022 Oscars, Leslie Jones has said.
star Men in Black During a live broadcast of the ceremony, the comedian attacked the Oscars presenter after he made a joke at the expense of the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. In a recent interview people, The actress SOS Fandoms, The 56-year-old said the “disgraceful” incident had “really affected” his close friend Chris Rock.
“People need to understand that her daughters, her parents saw this. She had to go to therapy with her daughters,” Leslie Jones told the newspaper.
He added: “I was angry for a long time. Chris Rock made a funny joke. I know Will too. It’s Oscar. The world is watching. I said to myself, “Chris, when he woke up, why didn’t you run?” I said, “No, shut up. Jada, call your man!” »
Ancient Saturday Night Live, who spoke with People To promote his next book, Leslie F** King Jones, Chris Rock said he’s grateful to have addressed his latest Netflix special. Selective outrage.
“Everyone was upset because he did a special. That’s what comedians do. Instead of getting mad, we’re going to talk about it on this forum. Thank God we have a scene,” he said.
The star’s memoir will be released on September 19.
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