(CNN) –– Chris Rock’s comment at the Oscars ceremony wasn’t the first time the comedian has joked about Jada Pinkett Smith… But it could be the last.
Will Smith, husband of Pinkett Smith, stormed the stage at the 94th Academy Awards after Rock made a joke about her: “Jada, I love you, ‘GI Jane 2,’ can’t wait to see it.” “. Smith punched Rock in the face.
The famous actress Demi Moore shaved her head for her role in the movie G.I. Janefrom 1997. And Pinkett Smith has a similar haircut because she suffers from alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss.
In 2016, Rock hosted the Oscars and joked about the boycott of Pinkett Smith and her husband using the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, the online movement that began as a way to target the lack of diversity at the Awards. of the Academy.
Rock stated that the Smiths, as well as black director Spike Lee, “went nuts” over the affair, which pointed to the lack of black actors nominated that year.
“Jada boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna’s panties,” Rock said during his opening monologue. “I wasn’t invited,” he added.
Rock went on to joke that he understood Pinkett Smith’s annoyance.
“Jada’s mad that her man, Will, didn’t get nominated for ‘Concussion,'” Rock said, referring to the 2015 football movie starring Will Smith. “I get it. It’s not fair that Will was so good and didn’t get nominated. It’s also not fair that Will was paid $20 million for [la película de 1999] ‘Wild Wild West'”.
Pinkett Smith commented on the jokes days later, when asked about it by paparazzi.
“Look, it comes with the territory, we have to keep moving,” he said. “We have a lot of things that we need to handle, a lot of things are going on in our world right now. We have to keep moving.”
AND! reported that Smith, who was filming “Collateral Beauty” in New York City at the time, simply smiled and flashed a peace sign when asked.
Smith and Rock’s relationship dates back to the 1990s. Rock guest-starred on Smith’s hit series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” where he played a character named Maurice and Maurice’s sister Jasmine.
In 2018, Smith posted a birthday tribute on his verified Instagram account to his ex-wife Sheree Zampino, who is the mother of his adult son Trey.
“Happy birthday @shereezampino. #BestBabyMamaEver! 🙂 Love you Ree-Ree,” the caption read.
Rock left a comment saying, “Wow. You have a very supportive wife,” according to E!, to which Zampino replied, “Don’t hate.”
On Sunday night, Smith apologized to his fellow nominees and the Academy as he accepted his best actor award for “King Richard.”
The Academia he tweeted that he “does not condone violence in any form.”