Chris Rock Breaks the Silence on Will Smith Oscars Slap

Chris Rock finally broke his silence three days after being smacked on the 2022 Oscars stage by Will Smith.

Rock received overwhelming support from his audience during his standup performance in Boston on March 30. “What’s up, Boston? How was your weekend?!”He asked the crowd for their opinions and got a lot of laughs. He was able to address the elephant in the space quickly, but he didn’t dwell too much on the matter. “I’m still kind of processing what happened,”He admitted, per VarietyHe said that he had prepared jokes for the show in advance to avoid disappointing people who were expecting a statement. However, he did say that he would be discussing it in detail some time in the future. “At some point I’ll talk about that s***. And it will be serious and funny.”

“I didn’t watch [the Oscars] live but I watched the clip plenty of times,” one audience member said, admitting they snatched tickets almost immediately after the Oscars. “I hope he leads [his set] with the whole situation and he can find the humor in it.” 

According to several ticket selling platforms, Rock’s tickets for the upcoming tour are in high demand. Some tickets have been resold at as much as $8,000. Tickets for Rock’s upcoming tour were on sale since March 28, according to various ticket selling platforms. Some tickets are being resold as high as $8,000. TickPick shared via Twitter, “We sold more tickets to see Chris Rock overnight than we did in the past month combined.”


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