Chris Rock Jokes He Was Slapped by Suge Smith After Will Smith’s Apology Video

Chris Rock made a joke of that slap during his stand-up show, but was mum on Will Smith‘s apology.

Chris took the stage in Atlanta at the Fox Theatre this weekend … his first appearance since Will’s apology, and his jokes were on point.

He kinda brilliantly took a big issue in our country and weaved it into Oscar’s greatest hit … “Everybody is trying to be a f—ing victim. If everybody claims to be a victim, then nobody will hear the real victims. Even me getting smacked by Suge Smith — I went to work the next day, I got kids.”

Chris wasn’t done … “Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face!”

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As you know, Will apologized to Chris during his video apology, saying Chris wasn’t ready to have a chit-chat with him. As we reported, our Chris Rock sources told us — pre-Will Smith vid — Chris was not going to talk to Will or accept his apology. We don’t know if the video softened his position, but based on what we’ve been hearing … Chris has moved on.

As for Will finally going public 4 months after the slap, he didn’t say why it took so long, but the whole apology seemed steeped in therapy — a good thing — so it looks like this is Will’s reemergence. It’s a very good bet the whole thing will not affect Will’s career, long term.

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