However, Rock had a year to work it out, and he eventually called BS on what could be interpreted as Smith taking his issues outside. His,
Rock suggested on his Netflix special, “Will Smith will be practicing selective outrage. Everybody knows what the f—k happened.” “Everybody who really knows, knows I had nothing to do with that s–t. I had none’tangles, His wife was his son’s friend.”
referring to Pinkett Smith sharing in 2020 that she has a extramarital “entanglement” While he and Smith were briefly estranged, Rock continued, “Everybody in the world called her a bitch. I tried to call Mama-kerr and give her my condolences, she didn’t pick up on me.. .And who’s that Mara? I, a n—- he knows he can beat that. That’s some bitch-a– s–t.
The Smith family has not commented on that part of Rock’s act.
But scroll through to see the visceral, in-the-moment celebs had to see Smith slapping The Rock when the context was beside the point: