Leslie Jones has claimed that Chris Rock had to see a psychologist after Will Smith slapped him during the 2022 Oscars.
the star of Men in black hit the Oscar host during the live broadcast of the ceremony after the comedian made a joke at the expense of Jada Pinkett Smith, the actor’s wife. In a recent interview with People, the actress of SOS Fantômes, The 56-year-old said the “humiliating” incident “really affected” his close friend Chris Rock.
“People need to understand that their daughters, their parents, saw this. She had to go to therapy with her daughters,” Leslie Jones told the newspaper.
she added: “For a long time I was angry. Chris Rock made a damn joke. I know Will too… I was like, “Couldn’t you take that shit afterward?” It’s the Oscars. The whole world is watching. I said to myself, “Chris when he got up, why didn’t you run?” He would have run across the stage saying, “Will, calm down. Jada, call your man! »
the old one of Saturday night live, who spoke with People To Promote Your next book, Leslie fucking Jones, said she was grateful that Chris Rock was able to address the incident in his recent Netflix special. Selective outrage.
“Everyone was upset because he made a special. That’s what comedians do. Instead of going crazy, let’s talk about it on this fucking stage. Thank God we have a scene,” he said.
The star’s memoir will be published on September 19.