Chris Rock’s Brother Brings Up “Good Hair” Doc & The Backlash Was Swift
Written by B87FM on March 31, 2022
A tweet made by Tony Rock yesterday (March 29) picked up steam immediately and it positioned his brother within the crosshairs of critics. Chris Rock has been the discuss of the city this week after he was slapped by Will Smith on the Oscars stage and his friends have come ahead in droves as they provide assist. Smith has been known as out over his actions and his Oscar win for Finest Actor is being known as into query, and previous to Rock talking in regards to the incident at his comedy present this night, his brother Tony took to Twitter.
Comic Tony Rock answered a few questions from fans yesterday whereas additionally tweeting, “Be sure you watch ‘Good Hair’ for the reason that narrative is now modified to all my bro does is disrespect ladies of coloration.” He’s referencing the 2009 Chris Rock-produced documentary Good Hair the place Rock traveled the nation and spoke with Black ladies in regards to the significance of their hair of their tradition.
Good Hair was controversial when it was launched and it has continued to trigger debates. Tony’s tweet sparked a fire on social media and shortly, the Rock brothers discovered themselves on the receiving finish of blistering observations. Sheila Bridges, a lady who suffers from alopecia and likewise starred in Good Hair, took to Instagram to sentence Smith’s actions whereas having fiery phrases for Rock, as effectively.
“I’m not utterly stunned that Chris Rock got rocked by Will Smith after making the medical situation of @jadapinkettsmith a part of his comedic schtick — disrespecting her publicly,” Bridges wrote. “Disgrace on you @chrisrock. Didn’t we sit down and discuss at size about how painfully humiliating and troublesome it’s to navigate life as a bald girl in a society that’s hair obsessed? As if life isn’t difficult sufficient out right here as an unprotected black girl?”
Good Hair has been a trending matter all day as 1000’s of individuals weigh in in regards to the function. Whereas plainly Tony’s intent was to redeem his brother by stating the documentary, it did not fairly work out that method. In the meantime, Rock has promised to address his Oscars incident in due time.