- Chris Rock’s brother claims Will Smith lied about reaching out to the comic after he slapped him on the Oscars.
- Smith claimed that he tried to name Chris Rock a number of days after the incident however couldn’t get by way of.
- “It wasn’t true, it wasn’t true,” mentioned Tony Rock.
Chris Rock’s brother, Tony Rock, has claimed that Will Smith lied about apologizing to the comic for slapping him on stage eventually 12 months’s Oscars.
Throughout a latest look on Bigboy TV, Rock mentioned Smith, 54, didn’t name Chris for days after the incident, because the actor had beforehand claimed. YouTube video posted last July.
“It wasn’t true, it wasn’t true,” Rock mentioned on the radio present. “I think, two nights later, she said, ‘I reached out to Chris, and he didn’t want to talk.’ It wasn’t true.”
Toni, whom Smith solid within the 2005 romantic comedy “Hitch,” mentioned she was shocked that Smith by no means contacted her.
“He doesn’t owe me anything, I thought we were better than him,” he mentioned. “My phone number has never changed. So, I thought one day I’d get a phone call saying, ‘Come on, let’s just talk, you and me.’ It hasn’t happened, so I guess it’s not going to happen.”
Representatives for Smith didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Final month, Chris Rock dropped his new Netflix comedy particular, “Chris Rock: Selective Outrage.”
Within the unique, the 58-year-old comic spoke at size about getting slapped by Will after making a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s baldness.
The comic joked, “You all know what happened to me, getting smacked by Suge Smith.” “People are like, ‘Does that hurt?’ Still hurting! ‘Summertime’ is ringing in my ear.”
He added, “But I’m not a victim child, you’ll never see me cry on Oprah or Gayle, you’ll never see that. It’s never going to happen.” “I took that hit like Pacquiao.”
Rock additionally mentioned that Smith’s anger at him was misdirected and as a substitute the main target ought to have been on his spouse, who in 2020 admitted to having an affair.
“Will Smith practices selective outrage because everybody knows what the fuck happened,” Rock mentioned. “I had no compunction. Will Smith’s wife was fucking their son’s friend, okay. Normally I don’t talk about that shit but for some reason, they put it on the internet.”
He mentioned, “We’ve all been cheated. None of us have interviewed the man we cheated on television. He hurt me more than he hurt me.”