After weeks of silence, Chris Rock has finally addressed his now-infamous incident with Will Smith at March's 94th Annual Academy Awards. During another sold-out show at Baltimore's Lyric Performing Arts Center on Friday, Rock directly referenced the slap, but only spent a second on it before moving on with his set.
According to WJZ-TV reporter Annie Rose Ramos, Rock started his set off by saying, "I'm alright. I'm alright. Healed from the nicks and bruises...for the most part."
Ramos then reported that Rock didn't address the incident for the remainder of the hour-and-a-half-long set. Rock had previously alluded to the idea he and his team are shopping around a first-look interview to networks that might be interested in hearing the comedian's full story.
Rock's mother Rose also recently spoke up about the slap, saying when her son was slapped, it was as if Smith was slapping "all of us.