Chris Rock is made a major career announcement to fans, in the months following his being injured on his stage during the Oscars by Will Smith.
Chris announced that he’s working with comedy legend Dave Chappelle – who was also assaulted on stage – to perform the co-headline show in London in the coming months. The duo will play an evening of co-headlining at O2 Arena in London. O2 Arena on Saturday 3 September. Tickets go on sale tickets going on sale on June 10.
In the Oscars during March Chris got a punch from Will after Chris joked regarding Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair shaved and was unaware of the fact that she has Alopecia.
It was May. Dave performed as part of Netflix Is A Joke Festival at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles when Dave received a “tackled” by one of the audience members who rushed on the stage.
Chris the Dave’s declaration comes shortly after they laughed about their fights in a performance at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood.
At the time of Dave’s performance said to Chris: “At least you were smacked by a person with a reputation. I was smacked by a homeless man who had leaves on his head.”
Chris reported to have laughed and referred Will Will”soft” and Chris reportedly laughed “soft”.
Will’s wife Jada has finally spoken out about the incident in an episode on the red Table Talk series. The actress briefly acknowledged the incident shortly after she received the Academy Awards, revealing to viewers her family’s plans for healing.
However, last week, she finally spoke out about the incident and told the viewers: “About Oscar night. My sincere wish is that both brilliant men are given the opportunity to come together, work this out, and come to a compromise. “
While keeping it short, Jada pleaded with viewers: “With the state of the world it is essential that we have as well, and we are in need of one another more than ever before.”
The actress ended her bold declaration by revealing the plans of her family to move past the controversy and said: “Until then, Will and I will continue to do what we’ve been doing for the past 28 years, and that’s trying to figure out how to live this life. Thank you for listening.”