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Chris Rock Addresses Oscars Slap Publicly for the First Time

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Chris Rock Addresses Oscars Slap Publicly for the First Time

Chris Rock Addresses Oscars Slap Publicly for the First Time

Chris Rock Addresses Oscars Slap Publicly, for the First Time.

Chris Rock received a standing ovation for two sold out shows at the Wilbur Theater in Boston.

Prompting an emotional reaction from the comedian.

Let me be all misty and s---, Chris Rock, via CNN.

Rock then made a joke before addressing his appearance at the Oscars, .

During which he was slapped onstage by Will Smith after a joke was made at Jada Pinkett-Smith's expense.

How was your weekend?, Chris Rock, via CNN.

I don't have a bunch of s--- about what happened, so if you came to hear that, I had like a whole show I wrote before this weekend.

, Chris Rock, via CNN.

And I'm still kind of processing what happened, so at some point I'll talk about that s---.

, Chris Rock, via CNN.

And it'll be serious and it'll be funny, but right now I'm going to tell some jokes, Chris Rock, via CNN.

Rock made a similar statement when introducing his second show, adding that he and Smith have not been in contact since the night of the Oscars, despite reports.

Rock made a similar statement when introducing his second show, adding that he and Smith have not been in contact since the night of the Oscars, despite reports.

I wrote a show before all this nonsense happened.

I haven't talked to anyone, despite what you heard, Chris Rock, via CNN.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences stated on March 30 that Smith "refused to leave" after the assault.

The Academy also acknowledged the controversy surrounding how the incident played out in front of the audience and millions of viewers.

We could have handled the situation differently, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Statement, via CNN


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