New Delhi: Practically a month after the Oscars 2022 slap incident, Chris Rock‘s mom, Rose Rock, broke her silence and reacted to actor Will Smith slapping her son Chris in the course of the reside telecast of the 94th academy award ceremony. Rose Rock not too long ago appeared for an interview on WIS-TV and mentioned, “When Will slapped Chris, he slapped all of us. He actually slapped me, as a result of once you damage my little one, you damage me.” Rose added that she was “actually proud” of how her son reacted in the intervening time.
Nevertheless, Rose Rock, an creator and motivational speaker, mentioned that her son Chris Rock is doing properly however nonetheless processing the incident.
For the unversed, Chris Rock cracked a joke on Will Smith’s spouse, Jada Pinkett-Smith’s, shaved head whereas presenting an award on the Oscars 2022. It did not go down properly with Will Smith, and he went up on the stage and slapped Chris Rock. Following this incident, The Academy introduced Will Smith’s ban from attending all occasions, together with Oscars ceremonies, for the following 10 years.
Talking on the 10-year ban, Rose Rock mentioned, “What does that imply? You do not even go yearly.”
A couple of minutes after the slapping incident at Oscars 2022, Will Smith was introduced the very best actor on the 94th Academy Awards. Whereas accepting his first-ever Oscar for greatest actor, Smith apologised to the Academy and fellow nominees for his behaviour. Nevertheless, he did not point out Chris Rock’s identify. Later, he shared a publish on his Instagram, apologising to Chris Rock.
Now, reacting to this, Rose Rock mentioned, “I really feel actually unhealthy that he by no means apologised. His folks wrote up a chunk and mentioned, ‘I apologise to Chris Rock,’ however you see one thing like that’s private, you attain out.”
In the meantime, Will Smith recently visited India, marking his first public look publish the controversy. He was noticed at a personal airport in Mumbai on Saturday.