Funnyman and former pretend president Chris Rock has some not-so-funny truths he would like to share with you. In a series of recent interviews with New York, Grantland, The New Yorker, and The Hollywood Reporter, the veteran comedian opens up about navigating Hollywood as a black man, Ferguson, the fallacy of race relations in America, responsibility, and being a role model.
In a revealing interview with New York's Frank Rich, Chris Rock talks Bill Cosby, the president, and what "racial progress" really means in America today. When asked how he'd cover the ongoing crisis in Ferguson as a journalist, Rock suggests, "I'd do a special on race, but I'd have no black people."
Chris Rock's SNL hosting debut got a lot of attention for Rock's opening monologue about terrorism and the new Freedom Tower, but it also contained what some are calling the worst SNL sketch of all time: "The Couple."
The U.S. is recovering from yet another mass shooting, and the debate over gun control seems no closer to a satisfying resolution. But what if a stand-up comic already figured it out?
Last night, at around midnight, Dave Chappelle made a surprise appearance at the Comedy Cellar, the legendary nightclub featured during the credits to Louie. Considering Chappelle's relatively reclusive history, this would've been exciting for comedy nerds, if not exactly newsworthy. However, after Chappelle performed solo for 45 minutes or so, and was preparing to leave, Chris Rock jumped on stage.
Chris Rock shot a video for Jimmy Kimmel Live to let voters know that Barack Obama is "the white president you can trust."
Yesterday was baseball's opening day, and Chris Rock admitted to being a tried and true Mets fan. However, he couldn't help but make fun of the fact that his team is broke.
As a part of the Night of Too Many Stars, Tracy Morgan and Chris Rock donned pale-colored turtlenecks and performed as Simon and Garfunkel. That is, until the real Paul Simon came onto the stage with some musical suggestions.