Chris Rock Addresses The Will Smith Oscars Slap


“Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face.”

Hey — remember the slap? How could you not?

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Ever since Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage at the 2022 Oscars, the latter hasn’t said much about the incident publicly.

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Earlier this year, the comedian said he was still “processing” the incident and wasn’t ready to get too far into it yet.

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Well, according to Us Weekly, Chris finally broke his silence on how he felt about the slap during a recent performance in New Jersey.

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“Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face,” he joked at one point.

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“I’m not a victim,” he said later in his set. “Yeah, that shit hurt, motherfucker. But I shook that shit off and went to work the next day.”

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“I don’t go to the hospital for a paper cut.”

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OK! If he has anything more to say about the slap in the future, don’t worry — we’ll keep you updated.

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