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‘Comedians in danger in all places, be it Chris Rock or Zelensky’: Paresh Rawal after Will Smith’s slap | Bollywood

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 value, gross sales skyrocket put up Will Smith’s slap at Oscars 2022)

Paresh spoke in regards to the Ukrainian president because the battle between Russia and Ukraine entered its fifth week. The battle has up to now killed lots of and injured 1000’s of individuals. It has triggered one of many worst refugee crises in Europe since World War 2. The battle started in Ukraine on February 24 this year.

Meanwhile, on the Oscars that was held on Monday, Will Smith hit Chris on the stage after the comic stated, “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 identify 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 picture 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 isn’t the best way however cracking jokes about somebody’s medical situation mustn’t be acceptable both. This was purported to be a career-high for considered 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 wish 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 need to be. There isn’t any place for violence in a world of affection and kindness.”

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