Chris Rock: The life of a controversial comedian with a very difficult childhood, divorced and a dedicated father to his two daughters | People | Entertainment

Chris Rock on several occasions it is considered the best monologue in United States of America and Great Britain, but now the presenter is involved in controversy after making mocking comments against his wife Will Smith, Jada Pinkettin Oscar Awards.

Smith couldn’t hold himself back before the comedian’s words, and as he spoke, Will rose from his seat in the Academy theater, walked up to him and slapped him before sitting back down and leaving everyone present speechless. But who is Chris Rock and what is he really known for?

Chris Rock’s beginnings in comedy

Chris is an American comedian, producer, musician and actor who has spent more than 30 years of his life dedicated to entertainment and show business.

According to reviews Spaniardhis presentations on Comedy Central, and on the most important comedy networks in the United States consecrated him with 4 Emmys and 3 awards Grammys.

Chris Rock’s transgressive humor is widely recognized in his country’s audiovisual sector, and it’s what appeals most to television channels and media events that call him the featured image of award galas.

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He has been doing it since 1990 when he achieved fame thanks to the Saturday Night Live program.

Hard times in Chris Rock’s childhood

But the confidence and security that Chris shows today, he didn’t always have in his childhood. As a kid in high school, the comedian is now bullied by his peers for being black. In fact, he was attacked because of the color of his skin.

That’s why his parents decided to kick him out of school and little Chris had to go to work.

After leaving his studies, he started working in fast food restaurants, and as a night table cleaner in clubs and bars so they allowed him to go on stage and showcase his talents as a comedian. In one of his presentations, actor Eddie Murphy she saw him and then talked to him to help his career.

Years later, when he was already winning on television in his country, Rock met Malaak Compton and he married her on November 23, 1996, with whom he has 2 daughters: Lola and Zahra.

Unfortunately, the couple decided to separate due to infidelity on Chris’ part, of which it was rumored, one of those affairs with Will Smith’s own wife.

The truth is that Chris never fails to grab headlines in the American press. And he’s always been linked with different controversies, as was the case in 2019, when he invested, along with other celebrities, in a cannabis brand in California, declaring at the time that he was a “dedicated cannabis consumer.” (E)

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