Chris Rock’s Netflix special to release ahead of Oscars 2023; will he talk about Will Smith's slap? 

Comedian Chris Rock’s
new show

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Acclaimed comedian Chris Rock’s live Netflix special– Chris Rock: Special Outrage– will air a week prior to the much-awaited Oscars Awards 2023

First-ever event shown
in real time on Netflix

Chris Rock: Special Outrage has the distinction of being the first-ever event shown in real time on Netflix. It will also have pre-and post-show highlights

Amy Schumer, Sir Paul
McCartney to feature
on show

Celebrities like Sir Paul McCartney, Amy Schumer, Jerry Sienfield and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will feature on the show, as per Netflix

Will he talk about
the meme gold slap? 

While the main content of Rock’s upcoming Netflix special is not known, the comic has spent much of 2022 touring stand-up venues around the world with a routine that includes gags about The Slap

Chris Rock on Will Smith

While addressing a 2,300-strong audience at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre in February this year, Rock said, “Will Smith practices selective outrage” 

Will Smith vs Chris Rock
at Oscars 2022

Source: Twitter

After Rock made a joke about closely cropped hair of King Richard actor Will Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, the actor went onto the Oscars stage and slapped the comedian across the face. Jada Pinkett Smith has alopecia 

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What did Chris Rock say? 

Chris Rock made fun of Jada Pinkett Smith’s closely cropped hair while presenting the award for documentary feature and said, “G.I. Jane II- can’t wait to see it.” He further said, “Jada, I love you”

Will Smith gets enraged

Will Smith seethed with rage and shouted from his seat, “Keep his wife’s name out of your f****** mouth” twice before climbing upto the stage and smacking Rock

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