Christopher Julius Rock III is an award winning comedian/actor better known by Chris Rock. The Everybody Hates Chris producer talks with Essence in its inaugural March Hollywood Issue. The 2016 Oscars host talks diversity controversy (before the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag broke the internet), fatherhood after divorce and fame.
“I was with Seinfeld the other day. We were like, what we got? Five years? Six years? Literally. That’s not saying making a living. It’s saying, how much longer do you have where people are going to care what you say?...” Chris Rock, ESSENCE
Rock is known to speak openly about racial profiling and racism during his performances. Makes me wonder how will the #OscarsSoWhite debacle play out in his hosting…
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