Actor Paresh Rawal has prolonged his assist to comic Chris Rock a day after he was slapped by actor Will Smith for cracking a joke on his spouse, actor Jada Pinkett Smith. He has additionally sympathised with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a former comic. Taking to Twitter, Paresh wrote, “Comedians are in danger everywhere, be it Chris or Zelensky!!!” (Also Read | Chris Rock’s comedy tour ticket price, sales skyrocket post Will Smith’s slap at Oscars 2022)
Paresh spoke concerning the Ukrainian president because the conflict between Russia and Ukraine entered its fifth week. The conflict has thus far killed a whole bunch and injured 1000’s of individuals. It has triggered one of many worst refugee crises in Europe since World War 2. The conflict started in Ukraine on February 24 this yr.
Meanwhile, on the Oscars that was held on Monday, Will Smith hit Chris on the stage after the comic mentioned, “Jada, I love you. GI Jane 2, can’t wait to see it.” Chris joked about Jada’s appearance, whose head is shaved as she has alopecia. After returning to his seat, Will shouted expletives, “Keep my spouse’s title out of your f****** mouth!”
After the incident, a number of celebrities together with Neetu Kapoor, Gauahar Khan, Varun Dhawan, Kangana Ranaut reacted to it. Neetu on her Instagram Stories shared the photograph of Will slapping Chris and wrote, “And they say women can never control their emotions…”
Gauahar wrote on Twitter, “Oscar jeet gaye, par izzat haar gaye (Won an Oscar but lost respect)! Sad about #willsmith attacking a fellow artist, !!! Comedians at risk, #NewAge #Notolerance . Dialogue is everything, on-screen and off. #Oscars.”
Kangana wrote on Instagram Stories, “If some idiot used my mom or sister’s illness to make bunch of fools laugh I would slap him like @willsmith did.” She added clapping emojis and continued, “bada** move…hope he comes to my #lockup.” She additionally posted a laughing emoji.
Singer Sophie Choudry tweeted, “Violence is rarely the best way however cracking jokes about somebody’s medical situation shouldn’t be acceptable both. This was presupposed to be a career-high for certainly one of my favorite artists for an outstanding efficiency. Instead, he’ll be remembered for this loopy incident.”
On Tuesday, Will apologised to Chris on Instagram, “I want to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I used to be out of line and I used to be mistaken. I’m embarrassed and my actions weren’t indicative of the person I wish to be. There is not any place for violence in a world of affection and kindness.”