Chris Rock recently joked about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett-shaved Smith’s head, comparing her to Demi Moore’s character in the 1997 film G.I. Jane. While the joke was initially received with laughter, Smith quickly stormed to the stage to slap the comedian before returning to his seat and yelling. It seems another celebrity showed his support for Rock.
Rock is said to have been ignorant that Jada’s haircut was caused by Alopecia. Smith went on to win the Best Actor Oscar and apologized sincerely for his violent outburst. After the Will Smith slap incident at the 2022 Academy Awards, Adam Sandler expresses his support for comedian Chris Rock.
Sandler has a terrific working relationship with Rock, who is known for his lengthy comedy filmography. The two have appeared in several of Sandler’s films, most notably the two Grown-Ups flicks, which were created around the camaraderie of the close-knit cast. While the carefree performer isn’t one to speak out on sensitive topics, he has always maintained a close group of fellow comedians as pals and partners.
Now, the actor has resorted to Twitter to express his apparent support for his pal. Rather than addressing Smith’s conduct directly, Sandler instead shares a promotional poster for Ego Death, Rock’s next stand-up tour. The photograph is accompanied by a small statement.
Can’t wait for this. Love you buddy!
Rock’s comedic style, which got him in problems with the Smiths, has always been unapologetically controversial, and the upcoming tour is likely to keep it that way. While the tweet does not specifically reference the Oscars incident that has been making headlines, its timeliness demonstrates Sandler’s continuous support and affection for his pal. The link to the original post is provided below.
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