On Saturday, March 4, Chris Rock took half in Netflix’s first ever dwell occasion by performing his stand-up particular “Selective Outrage”, through which he took intention at Will Smith for slapping him on the Academy Awards in 2022.
Rock was the host of final 12 months’s version of the Oscars, and in the course of the ceremony he made a joke on the expense of Smith’s spouse Jada Pinkett Smith. Rock had joked about her shaved head. Pinkett Smith suffers from hair loss as a result of alopecia, and the actor slapped Rock for the jibe.
Smith then shouted at Rock twice that he ought to “keep my wife’s name out your f****** mouth” when he returned to his seat from the stage.
In the fallout, Smith later resigned from the Academy, which in April introduced that the star could be banned from all of its occasions, each in individual and nearly, for 10 years. Rock didn’t press costs towards Smith over the incident.
Chris Rock Mocks Will Smith Over Oscars in Netflix Special: Full Transcript
Rock appeared eager to clear the air throughout his “Selective Outrage” particular, which was filmed on the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore, however he waited till the top of the present to handle Smith’s actions and share his ideas.
The comic joked how he “still hurts” after the slap, and stated that the incident was much less about him and extra about Pinkett Smith’s previous infidelity. In 2020, the Red Table Talk host admitted she had an affair with August Alsina.
Rock repeatedly stated individuals referred to as Smith “a b****” over Pinkett Smith’s infidelity, and in an expletive-laden rant stated “she hurt him way more than he hurt me.”
The comic referenced Smith’s movies Concussion, launched in 2015, and Emancipation, launched in 2022, and the way Pinkett Smith “started” a feud with him over his internet hosting of the Oscars in 2016 when Smith wasn’t nominated for his efficiency within the former.
In the closing moments of his present, Rock then joked that he selected to not have interaction with Smith after the slap as a result of he “was raised” by his dad and mom to not “fight in front of white people.”
Here is the Full Transcript of Chris Rock’s Joke About Will Smith:
“Y’all know what happened to me, getting smacked by shug Smith. Everybody knows, everybody f******* knows. Yes it happened, I got smacked. Like a year ago f******* last week I got smacked at the f****** Oscars by this m***********. And people are like, ‘Did it hurt?’ It still hurts. I’ve got [Will Smith’s song] ‘Summertime’ ringing in my ears. F******* drums please.
“But I’m not a sufferer, child, you’ll by no means see me on Oprah or Gayle [King] crying. You won’t ever see it, by no means going to occur. ‘I could not consider it and I like Men in Black,’ no, it is by no means going to occur. F*** that s****. I took that hit like [boxer Manny] Pacquiao. I took it like m************ Pacquiao OK? S*** man. Did it harm? Yeah m***********, it harm.
“And people are like ‘well you guys are fighting all the time.’ We’re not fighting. First of all I know you can’t tell on camera but Will Smith is significantly bigger than me. We are not the same size, OK? We are not. Will Smith does movies with his shirt off, you have never seen me do a movie with my shirt off. If I’m in a movie getting open heart surgery I got on a sweater. Will Smith played Muhammad Ali in a movie, you think I auditioned for that part? He played Muhammad Ali, I played Pookie in New Jack City. I played a piece of corn in Pootie Tang. S***, even in animation this m********** is bigger. I’m a zebra [in Madagascar] he’s a shark [Smith voiced a fish in Shark Tale]. What the f*** man?
“But Will Smith practises selective outrage, as a result of all people is aware of what the f*** occurred, all people actually is aware of I had nothing to do with that s***. I did not have any entanglements, I did not. I didn’t have any entanglements. And for those that do not know, and all people is aware of, Will Smith’s spouse was f****** her son’s pal, OK? Now, I usually wouldn’t speak about this s*** however for some cause these n****** put that s*** on the web. I do not know why two gifted individuals would do one thing that f****** low down. What the f***?
“We’ve all been cheated on, everybody in here been cheated on, none of us have ever been interviewed by the person that cheated on us on television. None of us. ‘Hey I was sucking somebody else’s d***, how did that make you feel?’ Why the f*** would you do that s***? She hurt him way more than he hurt me, OK.
“Everybody on this planet calls him a b****, I attempted to name the m*********** and provides him my condolences, he did not choose up for me. Everybody referred to as that man a b****, f****** Charlamagne [tha God] referred to as him a b**** and The Breakfast Club referred to as him a b****, and The View, and The Talk, and each rapper, and the Drink Champs referred to as him a f****** b****. Everybody referred to as him a b****, they referred to as his spouse a predator, all people referred to as him a b****. Everybody, all people. And who’s he hitting? Me. A n***** he is aware of he can beat, that’s some b**** a** s***. That’s what the f*** occurred. Get the f*** out of right here, man.
“I did nothing to this m***********. Years ago his wife said I should quit the Oscars, I shouldn’t host because her man did not get nominated for Emancipation. The biggest piece of s*** ever. OK, the n**** gives me a f****** concussion. No, [my] bad, I f***** up the joke… She said I should quit because he did not get nominated for Concussion, what the f***? What the f***? So I do some jokes about it and that how it is.
“She began it, I completed it, that is what the f*** occurred. Nobody began on this b****, she began it. Nobody is selecting on her. She stated me, a grown a** man, ought to stop his job as a result of her husband did not get nominated for f****** Concussion after which this n**** provides me a f****** concussion okay? What the f***, man.
“I love Will Smith, my whole life I loved this n****. I watched him open up for Run-DMC at Nassau Coliseum, these n****** made brand new funk, I love this n****, he makes great movies. I’ve rooted for Will Smith my whole life, I’ve rooted for this m*********** and now I just watched Emancipation just to see him get whooped. Got me rooting for Fassel [played by Ben Foster], ‘hit him again Fassel, you missed a spot.’
“Lots of people say, Chris, why did you do nothing again? How come you did not do nothing again? Because I received dad and mom, that is why. Because I used to be raised. I received dad and mom, and you realize what my dad and mom taught me? Don’t combat in entrance of white individuals.”
Correction 03/06/2023 11:45 a.m. ET: This article was up to date to appropriate the date that Chris Rock’s particular aired dwell on Netflix.