Chris Rock did not hold bit one bit during his Selective Outrage Netflix live special. In his first public remarks about the Oscars slap incident, nearly a year to the day, Rock called out both Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.


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“Everybody knows what happened to me,” Rock said. “People ask, ‘Did it hurt?’ It still hurts! … But I’m not a victim … I took that hit like Pacquiao.”

Rock would also call out the entanglements that involve Pinkett Smith and stated they there was a longstanding beef from a previous Oscars celebration. Rock stated Pinkett Smith suggested he boycott because her husband was not nominated for Concussion. The moment then created some friction that Rock states, he was finishing.

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“Will Smith practices ‘selective outrage.’ I didn’t have anything to do with that shit. I didn’t have any ‘entanglements,’” Rock said.

Rock closed his set by stating he didn’t fight back because he was raised a specific way by his parents.

You can watch the full standup on Netflix.

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