Chris Rock’s first comment after being slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars


In his first appearance after being slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars Sunday night, comedian Chris Rock told audiences Wednesday night at his sold-out comedy show in Boston that he was still trying to deal with it, as Will Smith slapped him on stage. At the Oscars.

Chris Rock leaves Wilbur Theater in Boston after performing two shows Wednesday night. The uninhibited comedian remained uncharacteristically tight-lipped about being slapped by Will Smith during Sunday's Academy Awards show

Dressed in all-white, Rock, 57, took to the stage at the Wilbur Theater and asked the excited audience, “How was the weekend?”

Chris Rock is pictured on Wednesday evening arriving at the Wilbur Theater in Boston ahead of his sold-out show

The audience welcomed the star with a standing ovation on his show, which he presents as part of a tour Ego deathDuring the show, Chris quickly cracked jokes about the slap the world had heard, including paying nearly $1,000 for a ticket for Chris’ new episode. But now I’m going to tell some jokes,” the Daily Mail reported.

Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars Sunday after the comedian made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. The Academy revealed on Wednesday that Smith was asked to leave, but refused

Rock sidestepped the topic completely, but apparently confirmed he hadn’t spoken to Smith since his jaw was hit live on air. Rock, but commented, “Aside from some weird things, life is so good right now,” the audience laughed knowing exactly what “Stranger Things” meant.

Rock seemed unfazed and joked about how he spent all his money on women, and about his ex-wife’s lawyer who had earned half his fortune without telling a joke.


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