Chris Rock’s household is defending him within the wake of the slap.
Throughout his comedy present on Friday, comic Tony Rock slammed Will Smith after the King Richard star smacked his brother on the Oscars for making a G.I. Jane 2 joke about Jada Pinkett Smith, who suffers from alopecia.
“For those who suppose you gonna stroll up on this stage, this ain’t the motherfu**ing Oscars!” Tony instructed the gang on the “No Regret Comedy Tour” in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Tony threatened to retaliate if somebody pulled the identical stunt on him. “And for those who stroll your ass up right here, you ain’t nominated for shit however these motherfu**ing arms!” he mentioned. “Oh, we gon’ pop the remainder of the 12 months, ni**a. Each time you see me do a present, pop!”
He continued to blast Smith following the on-stage altercation at Sunday’s Academy Awards. “You gonna hit my motherfu**ing brother ’trigger your bitch gave you a side-eye?” he requested.
Not solely does he have his brother’s again, so do the remainder of the Rock siblings. “Oh, it’s a variety of Rock brothers, y’all ain’t know, it’s a variety of Rock brothers,” added Tony.
Based on Web page Six, Chris is the eldest of seven siblings, together with brothers Andre, Tony, Brian, Kenny, and Jordan, in addition to sister Andi.
Throughout his personal stand-up present earlier within the week, Chris addressed the incident, albeit in a a lot milder method. “I’m nonetheless type of processing what occurred. So, in some unspecified time in the future I’ll discuss that shit. And will probably be critical and humorous,” he instructed the gang at his first present for the reason that Oscars in Boston. After a heckler shouted “F**ok Will Smith,” he instantly shut them down.
On Friday, Will Smith resigned from the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences, saying he’ll “absolutely settle for any and all penalties” for his “surprising, painful, and inexcusable” conduct.