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Chris Rock’s brother challenges Will Smith to a boxing match

Forget a slap – Chris Rock’s little brother wants to go head-to-head with Will Smith.

Kenny Rock, 42, then challenges the “King Richard” actor, 53, to a boxing match He attacked his older brother at the Oscars last month.

The younger rock has just signed a deal with the founder of Celebrity Boxing Damon Feldman and said TMZ He has an opponent in mind.

“I was supposed to get in the ring with Will Smith,” Kenny said in an interview on Wednesday. “I could finish him off!”

“I’ll let my hands do the talking,” he added menacingly.

The Post has reached out to Smith’s rep for comment.

Meanwhile, Chris is on the ground after being punched in the face by Smith on the Oscars stage just over two weeks ago.

Kenny told TMZ that his comedian brother, 57, was “doing great” after the attack and that they “texted and talked.”

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The younger Rock (left) has just signed a contract with Celebrity Boxing founder Damon Feldman.
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When asked if Chris accepted Smith’s Instagram apology, Kenny claimed he hadn’t spoken to his brother about it.

However, he added that he “doubts” his siblings would forgive the Men in Black star for the shocking slap in the face.

Last week, another of Chris and Kenny’s brothers – Tony Rock – said he would “Pop” Smith if they have ever met face to face.

Tony “kinda takes it personally, and I don’t blame him,” Kenny told TMZ.

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“I’ll let my hands do the talking,” Kenny Rock announced.
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Kenny blew up and previously told Smith after the slap at the Oscars the Los Angeles Times that the televised attack is “eating away” at him.

“It bugs me to watch it over and over again because you’ve seen a loved one attacked and there’s nothing you can do about it,” he said.

“Every time I watch the videos, it’s like a replay going on over and over in my head,” Kenny continued. “My brother wasn’t a threat to him and you just didn’t have any respect for him at that moment. They just belittled him in front of millions of people watching the show.”

He called the academy losing the Oscar that Smith won shortly after attacking Rock.

The academy has banned Smith from Oscar events for 10 years for the assault.
The academy has banned Smith from Oscar events for 10 years for the assault.

While the academy didn’t annul the award, they did announced last Friday that they would ban Smith from Academy Awards for ten years.

Kenny said he was skeptical Smith would actually get suspended for that long.

“We’ll have to see if he gets the 10-year ban,” he told TMZ. “After three years, they might think we’ll forget it and then slide it in.”

Smith stormed onto the stage during the Oscars and slapped Chris in the face for making a joke about the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

Smith stormed the stage after protesting a joke Rock made about wife Jada Pinkett Smith's bald head. The actress, 50, suffers from alopecia.
Smith stormed the stage after protesting a joke Rock made about wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head. The actress, 50, suffers from alopecia.

Rock compared Pinkett Smith – who suffers from alopecia and shaved his head last summer – to Demi Moore’s bald character from the film GI Jane, who unleashed the hit that stunned audiences and viewers worldwide.

“Keep my wife’s name out of your damn mouth!” Smith then yelled – twice – after returning to his seat.

A visibly stunned Rock continued to present the Oscar for Best Documentary and left the stage alongside the winners. The following week, the comedian performed a show in Boston in which he admitted it was “still in progress” What happened to him at the Oscars.

Although he publicly apologized to Rock in a statement, Smith did It was reportedly not possible to contact the comedian to personally apologize for the attack.

https://nypost.com/2022/04/13/chris-rocks-brother-challenges-will-smith-to-a-boxing-match/ Chris Rock’s brother challenges Will Smith to a boxing match

Dais Johnston

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