Chris Rock Joked About Watching ‘Emancipation’ To See Will Smith Get Whipped’
We’ve all witnessed the public incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock, which possibly put their relationship at odds, and though the King Richard star has publicly apologized to Rock, it seems as if the Head of State actor isn’t fully here for it as of yet.
In fact, the Decider reported that during a show on March 2 at the Baltimore Hippodrome Theatre, Rock seemingly took shots at Smith. During his set, he told the audience that he watched Emancipation to watch Smith get whipped. If you’re unaware, Emancipation is a 2022 movie that Smith stared in where he portrayed a Louisiana slave.
The comedian said,
“The other day, I watched Emancipation just so I could watch him getting whipped,”
according to reports.
Rock is reportedly gearing up for his Netflix special Selective Outrage, which is set to be aired live on March 4.
Despite the Rock and Smith controversy, people seemed to be excited for the anticipated event. Netflix’s vice president of stand-up and comedy formats, Robbie Praw, revealed in previous statement,
“Chris Rock is one of the most iconic and important comedic voices of our generation. We’re thrilled the entire world will be able to experience a live Chris Rock comedy event and be a part of Netflix history. This will be an unforgettable moment and we’re so honored that Chris is carrying this torch.”
#Clique, what are your thoughts?