Comedian Chris Rock, who was slapped by actor Will Smith on the 94th Academy Awards stage, is seeing a surge within the sale and worth of tickets for his upcoming stand-up present. Taking to Twitter, on-line ticketing market TickPick wrote, “We sold more tickets to see Chris Rock overnight than we did in the past month combined.” (Also Read | Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock with Instagram post for slapping him, Academy launches formal investigation)
The worth of the most affordable ticket on March 18 was $46 ( ₹3,500) which has now elevated to $411 ( ₹31,274). TickPick PR Kyle Zorn additionally tweeted, “Chris Rock performs at Wilbur Theatre on Wednesday…$46: Cheapest ticket sold on March 18th. $411: Cheapest ticket currently available (Data via @TickPick).” TickPick retweeted him.
As per Variety, Chris will carry out six reveals at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre from March 30-April 1. He will then start his Ego Death World Tour on April 2. As per the report, Boston present tickets offered out rapidly, there have been tickets nonetheless accessible on resale websites similar to Ticketmaster, Vivid Seats, and Stubhub.
Chris will journey to over 30 cities and 38 dates scheduled for his tour. He will carry out in New York, Denver, Las Vegas, Seattle, Oakland, Toronto, and Chicago. After Boston, he’ll carry out in Atlantic City and wrap up on November 17 on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Chris will finish his tour in the identical venue the place he was hit by Will. The comic, who was one of many presenters within the present, had advised Will’s spouse, actor Jada Pinkett Smith, who has alopecia, that she may function in GI Jane 2. It is a putative sequel to a movie a few feminine soldier who has a shaved head.
Moments later, Will went up on stage and slapped Chris. He returned to his seat and shouted, “Keep my wife’s name out of your f****** mouth!” A couple of minutes after the incident, Will was introduced Best Actor on the Oscars. During his acceptance speech, he apologised for his behaviour.
Later he issued a public apology to Chris on Instagram. Part of his word learn, “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.”