Chris Rock never got apology from Will Smith after Oscars slap
According to a new report, Chris Rock is still waiting to hear from Will Smith.
The comedian, 58, recently caught up with Smith, 54, and the infamous slap attack at the 2022 Oscars on his “Selective Outrage” comedy show on Netflix, but it seems the rock still wants a personal, formal apology from the actor. not found
“Chris never got a one-on-one personal apology from Will, only a public apology that didn’t really mean anything,” a source explained. Daily Mail Recently.
After Smackdown last March, the “Salvation” star released a series of tearful apology statements, expressing remorse for his actions.
“I’d like to publicly apologize to you, Chris,” Smith said. “I was out of line and I was wrong. I am ashamed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. “
Smith then posted a video in July of that year, saying that he reached out to Rock, and “the message that came back is that he’s not ready to talk.”
“So I’ll tell you, Chris, I apologize to you,” Smith sighed. “My behavior was unacceptable, and I’m here whenever you’re ready to talk. I’m human and I’ve made a mistake and I’m trying not to think of myself as a piece of ST.”
“Selective Outrage” debuted on March 4, just days before this year’s Academy Awards aired. “Netflix decided when to play it, not Chris,” the source told the Daily Mail, adding that the timing was purely coincidental.
However, the insider noted that The Rock’s decision to talk about the scandal on his Netflix show had nothing to do with revenge. “Chris wanted to get it out once and for all and get it over with. It was very unexpected for him,” he explained.
Elsewhere on his stand-up show, the “Everybody Hates Chris” producer lashed out at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, expressing his anger at the royal family’s alleged racism.
“It’s the royal family,” he joked on the special. “You didn’t Google these mothers? What does she ‘don’t know’ she’s talking about?! It’s like marrying into the Budweiser family and going, ‘They drink too much.’
The insider told the Daily Mail that Rock is “not racist at all. Nothing could be further from the truth. “
They asserted that Rock is a “black man, making jokes about other black people from a black man’s perspective. He has nothing but love for black people — and all people.
The Post has reached out to representatives for both Smith and Rock.