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