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Industry Expert Slams Chris Rock Shaming Jada Smith by Pointlessly Dragging Her Name Through the Mud: “Will Smith has moved on. Chris should stop dwelling in the past”

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In one of the best tweets produced so far, the innuendo left behind by Michael Harriot has the internet wheezing after the best double-take of the century. And the Chris Rock and Will Smith drama has managed to be the stand-in metaphor for the political climate of the sunny American state of Florida. But, for now, it is the Netflix special that has just as many tongues wagging as the Sunshine State’s newly proposed bills on the socio-political front. It has been a year so far and the people still can’t have enough of the drama.

Michael Harriot Slams the Chris Rock-Will Smith Drama

Whatever Harriot has to say about the political situation in the South, he didn’t land too far off when it comes to the ongoing and raging criticism regarding the Chris Rock and Will Smith scenario that took place last year at the Academy stage on March 27, 2022. However divided the public opinion may be, the popular culture has given too much attention and the subject of the Oscars slapgate has occupied too many hours to be deemed relatively natural.

Harriot manages to display that exhaustion among a certain demography toward how the sensationalism of the slap is being perceived. Sure, it was violent and intentional and shockingly theatrical in its display, but acts of transgression far worse are being committed and carried out currently in the world and Harriot draws a parallel between the ridiculous difference of the events that on one hand, threaten the image of privileged Hollywood stars and on the other, the dangerous precedent that is being set when it comes to the lives and identities of so many in America.

Will Smith resigns from the Academy after Oscars slap
Will Smith resigns from the Academy after Oscars slap

Chris Rock and Will Smith’s Drama Gets Out of Hand

The Chris Rock and Will Smith situation, right now, is at the most comical stage of its manifestation. After the brutally uncomfortable and inherently silent treatment doled out by Rock for months, the comedian and actor finally delivered an epic response in the Netflix special, Selective Outrage, first show ever to be live-streamed by the platform.

Chris Rock – Selective Outrage
Chris Rock – Selective Outrage

However, it isn’t enough to simply address and mock and parody the offense. Rock’s reply also shows that the water is never going under the bridge and his renewed enthusiasm in speaking about the subject and selling out shows at the expense of his own humiliation is not the kind of selective outrage the world needs to witness right now.

As such, a greater percentage of people are disappointed and have condemned the show of obstinate humiliation that Chris Rock wants to carry out almost a year later by further addressing Jada Smith in his revenge special.

Selective Outrage is now available for streaming on Netflix.

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Jay-Z’s net worth reaches $2.5 billion, extends lead as richest rapper alive

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JAY-Z has cemented his lead as the world’s richest rapper with a net worth of $2.5 billion.

The new figure is reportedly due to money for Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Usse cognac, a business venture that belonged to the rapper, until recently.

Interestingly, this increase in wealth comes without Hov, as he is often called, releasing a new album or going on tour.

Jay-Z’s net worth reaches $2.5 billion, extends lead as richest rapper alive

In February, it was announced that JAY-Z had reached a settlement in his legal battle with D’USSE.

According to Bloomberg, HOV and Bacardi managed to settle a multi-billion dollar lawsuit that saw the Brand buy Jay’s stake in the company for $750 million. However, the rapper is said to retain a “significant interest,” indicating the acquisition of JayZ’s majority stake while he retains a minority stake within the company.

JAY said in his statement, “Growing D’USSÉ over the past decade from an idea to one of the fastest-selling spirits in history has been a blessing,”

Jay-Z’s net worth reaches $2.5 billion, extends lead as richest rapper alive

According to TMZ, JayZ and Bacardi’s partnership began in 2011, and Hov intended to take over all of D’Usse’s books, records and deposits on drinks and accessories. Sources claimed that he also wanted physical inventory and process details.

The lawsuit states that the rapper “intended to monitor [Bacardi’s] business conduct to protect SC’s rights as a partner.”

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Tom Cruise avoids Will Smith to protect his own ‘reputation’ in Hollywood

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Tom Cruise avoids Will Smith to protect his own ‘reputation’ in Hollywood

Tom Cruise will be next seen in ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One’

Tom Cruise has reportedly been distancing himself from Will Smith. Sources close to the Top Gun: Maverick star have revealed that he’s not willing to risk his reputation following the King Richard actor’s infamous Oscars slapgate.

According to sources close to the actors, Smith, 53, has been trying to reconnect with Cruise in hopes of collaborating on a new project that would help revive his career.

However, Cruise, 60, has been avoiding Smith as he’s refused to respond to his messages. Hollywood experts believe that the Mission: Impossible star is concerned that associating with Smith could potentially harm his reputation.

“Will has approached Tom several times, trying to reconnect and see if they can hang out and brainstorm on some projects together. A solid movie with Tom would guarantee Will’s comeback, or so he thinks,” revealed insiders.

“Will has even offered to fly to London if that’s more convenient, but Tom isn’t biting and doesn’t even write him back.”

On the professional front, Smith was last seen in Emancipation, which earned critical praise and generated buzz in Hollywood.

Cruise, on the other hand, will be next seen in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

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Storage Wars’ star Gunter Nezhoda dies aged 67 after losing battle with cancer just months after diagnosis

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Gunter Nezhoda died in sleep in Salt Lake City from lung cancer complications.

The ‘Storage Wars’ star Gunter Nezhoda has died aged 67 after losing his battle with cancer, just six months after his diagnosis.

Nezhoda died in his sleep in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night as a result of complications from lung cancer, his son and fellow ‘Storage Wars’ star Rene Nezhoda told TMZ.

Rene said Nezhoda was diagnosed with lung cancer in September after smoking for 30 years – but the chemotherapy treatment left holes on his lungs.

Nezhoda flew to Utah for an emergency surgery to treat his lungs, but medics said there was nothing more they could do for him, Rene said.

In a video, Rene said: ‘I’m telling you guys this because I know that you guys connected with my dad.

The ‘Storage Wars’ star Gunter Nezhoda (pictured right with his son Rene on Storage Wars) has died aged 67 after losing his battle with cancer , just six months after his diagnosis

My dad was one of the guys on Storage Wars that never really got any hate, people just loved him and being around him, including the crew.

‘Everybody loved working with my dad, so I appreciate the support.

‘A lot of people have been asking how my dad is doing and I just haven’t really talked about anything because we kept it private and we thought he was going to fully recover but unfortunately he didn’t.

‘He was 67 years old and all the love that you guys have shown him and support he really appreciated that.

‘And so hopefully he’s up there in heaven with my mom, dancing again with no more pain.’

Rene said Nezhoda’s son, Ricky, was with him when he passed away on Tuesday.

Gunter, who was born in Vienna and then lived in Frankfurt, Germany for ten years before moving to Las Vegas in 1990, starred in seven episodes of ‘Storage Wars’ from 2015-2019.

He was also a movie star and worked on Bass with the musicians Pat Travers, Leslie West, Michael Schenker, George Lynch, and Kevin Dubrow.

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