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Are Will Smith and Chris Rock friends? The couple’s history and what Rock said about Jada at the 2016 Oscars Bath City News

Last night’s Oscars ceremony certainly didn’t lack for entertainment. The world watched Will Smith take the stage and slap Chris Rock for a comment about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

As Birmingham Live reports, the former Fresh Prince has already crossed paths with the comedian. The couple starred in the 1999 film Torrance Rises, and Rock even appeared in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

However, cracks were visible in their relationship in the 2016 version of the Oscars. Rock was once again the host and referenced how Pinkett-Smith boycotted the ceremony for its lack of diversity.

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He said, “Jada has gone mad,” before adding, “Jada says she’s not coming.

“Jada boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna’s panties. I wasn’t invited.

Reaction to the slap

Neither Smith nor Rock has yet directly addressed the incident. Although the former said in his acceptance speech that “love will make you do crazy things.”

He said: “I know that to do what we do, you have to be able to take abuse, people talk about you like crazy”, adding: “In this business, you have to be able to have people who disrespectful and you have to smile and pretend it’s okay.”

Chris Rock hasn’t said anything yet. However, it was widely reported that he did not plan to press charges.

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Source: www.somersetlive.co.uk
This notice was published: 2022-03-28 16:10:09

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