In his new film, "Top Five," Chris Rock said he wanted to create a movie about "black fame.""'Cause being famous as a black guy is a little different than being famous as a white guy," Rock said to "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose. And they feel Denzel's highs and lows more than white people feel. "They just make their art, and no one goes, 'Hey, Tom Cruise ... Don't forget your whiteness.' It's, 'Come back and visit the white people.' 'How-- what you doing for white people, Tom Cruise? Rock said for actors like Washington, black people need to know "that Denzel loves his people." "That Denzel is doing stuff for his people. ) Like most modern comedians, Chris Rock draws upon the offensive for material while managing to make a rather good point about the type of racism in Hollywood today: “…Their prejudice is “sorority racist, like ‘We like you, Ronda, but you’re not a Kappa.’”. So yes, insidious racism is a serious and continuing problem. Where Chris started to lose the vote though, is when he added another taboo subject to his speech. ’” Cue outrage about how Rock can stand up for institutional racism, and call out insidious incidences of it, but won’t do the same for women and institutional sexism. Actresses and their female celebrity counterparts presumably spend a fortune on stylists and private fittings with sought-after designers to look good on the red carpet; personally I’d be offended if I get asked about my outfit.Chris Rock’s comments resonated when he said: “We want opportunity – give black actors the same opportunities as white actors. There should be more Black people in Hollywood, and every other industry.we always get our fashion sense from whatever friend gets laid the most ... It's like, 'Okay, I'll just do what he's doing.' But it didn't kind of fit me. "He said even an Eddie Murphy movie wouldn't be his tone."And this movie, the important thing was I found a tone that works for me," Rock said. Rock said stand-up will always be at the core of his life. After a tense two years of negotiations, the divorce became final in August.
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The patrons sipped away their drink minimums and endured unknowns sprinkled with knowns – both Judd Apatow and Dave Attell did sets. The audience went silent for a moment before jumping up in a roar as Rock, in jeans and a T-shirt, took the stage.
In fact, much of what the Comedy Cellar crowd had recently read about Rock was regarding his divorce from Malaak Compton-Rock after 18 years of marriage.
" Rock said Washington had a different responsibility than actors like Tom Cruise or Liam Neeson.
[If] Tom Hanks does a bad movie, there's going to be another good movie by somebody white next week ...