Chris Rock ain't having it

Jami Ganz, New York Daily News

July 30, 2022·2 min read

Chris Rock is sick of the blame game.

The comic on Friday appeared to reference having been slapped by the Oscar winner at this year’s Academy Awards — this time, just hours after Smith took to Facebook with a long-awaited apology for what quickly came to be known as The Slap Heard Round the World, CNN reports.

“Everybody is trying to a f—ing victim. If everybody claims to be a victim, then nobody will hear the real victims,” said the Brooklyn, New York-raised funnyman, according to the outlet. “Even me getting smacked by Suge Smith … I went to work the next day, I got kids.”

“Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face,” Rock later told the audience.

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