Chris Rock goes in on Will Smith in ‘Selective Outrage’ Netflix special

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Chris Rock goes in on Will Smith in ‘Selective Outrage’ Netflix special

Chris Rock hosted his first live Netflix special, Selective Outrage, this past weekend, where he finally addressed the Will Smith Oscars slap.

He went into the topic during the show’s final minutes, recalling how everything unfolded after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith not having any hair.

“Y’all know what happened to me, getting smacked by Suge Smith,” Chris said. “It still hurts. I got ‘Summertime’ ringing in my ears.”
“But I’m not a victim, baby,” Chris continued. “You’ll never see me on Oprah or Gayle crying. You will never see it. Never gonna happen. … No, I took that hit like [Manny] Pacquiao.”

“But Will Smith practices selective outrage,” he added. “‘Cause everybody knows what the fuck happened. Everybody that really knows, knows I had nothing to do with that shit. I didn’t have any entanglements.”

Chris said that the ridicule Will faced following the reveal of Jada’s “entanglement” with August Alsina was really why he was upset, and he unfairly took it out on Chris.

“His wife was fucking her son’s friend,” he said. “Now, I normally would not talk about this shit, but for some reason, these [N-words] put this shit on the internet. I have no idea why two talented people would do something that fucking low down. We’ve all been cheated on, everybody in here’s been cheated on. None of us has ever been interviewed by the person that cheated on us on television. … Why the fuck would you do that shit? She hurt him way more than he hurt me. … Everybody called him a bitch, and who’s he hit? Me! A [N-word] he knows he can beat. That is some bitch ass shit.”

Chris said his “whole life” up until that point, he’d “loved” Will. “But now, I watch Emancipation just to see him get whooped!”

The 58-year-old earlier compared Michael Jackson to R. Kelly, called the Kardashians an “all-inclusive” family who “love Black people more than Black people love Black people,” talked about his dating life and children, shared how he’d react if his father ever became a trans woman, and somehow turned a bit about Beyoncé’s beauty and an alternate version of her relationship with Jay-Z into a rant.

People obviously had a lot of reactions to it all online.

Selective Outrage is streaming now on Netflix.