Chris Rock's Mother Reacts To Will Smith's Oscars Slap: 'When You Hurt My Child, You Hurt Me'

Chris Rock together with his mom Rose Rock (courtesy: chrisrock)

New Delhi: Nearly 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 dwell 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 whenever you damage my youngster, you damage me.” Rose added that she was “actually proud” of how her son reacted in the meanwhile.

However, Rose Rock, an creator and motivational speaker, mentioned that her son Chris Rock is doing nicely 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 nicely 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 subsequent 10 years.

Speaking 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. While accepting his first-ever Oscar for greatest actor, Smith apologised to the Academy and fellow nominees for his behaviour. However, he did not point out Chris Rock’s title. Later, he shared a publish on his Instagram, apologising to Chris Rock.

Now, reacting to this, Rose Rock mentioned, “I really feel actually dangerous 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.”

Meanwhile, Will Smith recently visited India, marking his first public look publish the controversy. He was noticed at a non-public airport in Mumbai on Saturday.

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