Chris Rock turns Dave Chappelle’s attack into a Will Smith joke

One man’s slap is another man’s joke—those are slaps.

Chris Rock turned the shocking Dave Chappelle attack into a dunk on stage in Will Smith’s Oscars 2022 fiasco, and joked that the unidentified male attacker was the punchy actor.

“Was that Will Smith?” The 57-year-old rocker quipped on stage while checking to make sure pal Chappelle, 48, was unharmed. The comedians smiled and laughed while hugging after the scary incident.

The video of Rock’s one-liner made it to TikTok, which was viewed almost 40,000 times overnight.

Several participants also tweeted about the incident to confirm this.

“Dave Chappelle was knocked down on stage! Then a Chris Rock came out and said, ‘Was it Will Smith!’ The wildest s–t I’ve ever seen.” one wrote.

The couple were seen laughing after the incident.
The couple were seen laughing after the incident.
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Chappelle was attacked on stage on Tuesday.
Chappelle was attacked on stage on Tuesday.
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“To see Dave Chappelle get attacked by someone in the audience and then see the guy get jumped on by Dave Chappelle and his crew has to be the wildest live show I’ve ever seen. Chris Rock even came on stage, hugged Dave, grabbed the mic and said, “You wanna be that?!” added another.

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Of course, Rock poked fun at the slap that was heard around the world at the 2022 Oscars when Smith took the stage and slapped the comedian over a joke he’d just made about Jada Pinkett Smith’s hairdo. Pinkett Smith has alopecia. The dispute resulted in Smith leaving the academy, a punishment that banned him from all events for a decade.

The slap happened on March 27 at the Oscars 2022.
The slap happened on March 27 at the Oscars 2022.
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This isn’t the first time Rock has addressed “The Slap.” Days after the Oscars, the Everybody Hates Chris star said he’s still “processing” everything.

The ‘Chappelle’s Show’ star was performing at the Netflix Is a Joke festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Tuesday when a spectator rushed onto the stage and knocked the comedian to the ground. as seen in shocking footage. The attacker was then removed from the venue by security, after which he was arrested.

Officer Lizeth Lomeli, a spokeswoman for the LAPD, confirmed to The Post that the suspect’s name is Isaiah Lee, 23, of Los Angeles. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after being discharged from the local hospital. He carried a replica pistol with a blade inside.

After Tuesday’s attack, Chappelle turned the incident into a joke. joking “that was a transman” an exploration of his ongoing feud with the LGBTQ community over a series of remarks and jokes that many considered transphobic.

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