The 94th Academy Awards will always be remembered as one where Oscar-winner Will Smith hit comedian Chris Rock. The infamous incident is making rounds on the internet, with multiple memes going viral. Following the incident, Will Smith issued a public apology on his Instagram account. His Instagram post read, “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.” However, Rock hasn’t made a public statement or apologized to Jada for his insensitive humor.
This incident however resulted in Rock seeing a huge surge in the sale of tickets for his upcoming stand-up show. According to a leading international publication, Chris will be performing six shows at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre from March 30 to April 1. On April 2, he will begin his Ego Death World Tour. He will be traveling to over 30 North American cities and 38 date schedules for this tour. This includes New York, Las Vegas, Toronto, Seattle, and Chicago. He will be ending the tour at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, which is the same venue where the Oscar incident took place.
The online ticketing marketplace TickPick tweeted “We sold more tickets to see Chris Rock overnight than we did in the past month combined.” According to TickPick PR, the price of the cheapest ticket before the show on March 18 was $46, which is now raised to $411. The show is sold out on Ticketmaster.
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— Jhon Carmona (@jrsnapps) March 28, 2022