Comedy icon Dave Chappelle stated Will Smith’s “mask” got here off when he slapped Chris Rock on the Oscars earlier this 12 months, revealing one thing ugly beneath. And he stated hopes the masks stays off.
“A lot of people forget who Will Smith is,” Chappelle stated throughout an occasion with Rock in Liverpool final week, according to the Telegraph. He reminded the viewers that the actor was from a tough a part of Philadelphia.
“Then, 10 minutes before he was about to get the biggest award… he acted like he was back in Philadelphia,” Chappelle stated.
“Will did the impression of a perfect person for 30 years, and he ripped his mask off and showed us he was as ugly as the rest of us. Whatever the consequences are… I hope he doesn’t put his mask back on again and lets his real face breathe.”
“I see myself in both men,” Chappelle stated.
Chappelle was attacked on stage a little bit greater than a month after the Oscars. Rock was in attendance.
Both Rock and Chappelle joked about their assaults at a small membership present in Los Angeles days later.
“At least you got smacked by someone of repute,” Chappelle informed Rock, per The Hollywood Reporter. “I obtained smacked by a homeless man with leaves in his hair.