Chris Rock gives politics a penalty.
The comedian made a reference to former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi during the Kennedy Center Awards honoring Adam Sandler for the Mark Twain Award for American Humor.
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Rock said: “Paul Pelosi[هو[الرجل الوحيد الذي يعرف كيف شعرت”]Will Smith compared his slapping at the 2022 Oscars to the October 2022 attack on Pelosi (via[is]theonlyguywhoknowshowIfelt”RocksaidcomparingWillSmithslappinghimatthe2022OscarstotheOctober2022assaultonPelosi(via [is[theonlyguywhoknowshowIfelt”RocksaidcomparingWillSmithslappinghimatthe2022OscarstotheOctober2022assaultonPelosi(viaUSA Today). “It’s just you and me, Paul.”
Both Pelosis were in the audience at the Kennedy Center. Pelosi suffered a fractured skull after an intruder broke into his home, demanding Nancy’s whereabouts. Pelosi had to undergo surgery after the attack.
After Best Actor winner Smith slapped Rock on stage after making a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s haircut, Rock allegedly had a bruised lip and cut face. “His face,” Rock said during his Netflix live comedy special “Selective Outrage,”It still hurtsafter Smith assaulted him.
Rock also joked during his stand-up tour about the incident. “Does this bullshit hurt? he said last year.” Nonsense jokethe nicest joke I’ve ever told.”
He added, “I’m not a victim. Yeah, this shit hurts, motherfucker. But I got rid of that shit and went to work the next day. I don’t go to the hospital for a paper cut.”
Smith later apologized for slapping Rock, describing the entire evening as “hazy” in his memory. Smith said in Video on social media. “So I will tell you, Chris, I apologize to you. My behavior was unacceptable and I am here whenever I am ready to speak.”
Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted the 2023 Academy Awards after Smith Turn down the partyHow Rock clapped Deal with the situation with smith.
“It’s still shocking,” Kimmel said he told People magazine. “Seeing something like that happen outside of like ‘The Maury Povich Show’ is shocking. And then it happens on the Oscars blowing it up about a million times. I mean, getting slapped in the face and staying that cool is something Chris should be proud of. I hope That Chris’ grandchildren will still be so proud when he’s dead and gone.”
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