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Jada Pinkett-Smith Responds To Chris Rock's Oscar Monologue

It appears Jada Pinkett-Smith is keeping it moving after Chris Rock's 2016

Oscars monologue, which took a jab at the actress and hubby Will Smith.

“It comes with the territory, sweetheart,” Pinkett-Smith told X17 as she

walked through Los Angeles International Airport Saturday. “Hey look, it

comes with the territory but we gotta keep it moving… There’s a lot of

stuff we gotta handle, a lot of stuff in our world right now. We gotta keep

it moving.”

The 44-year-old actress was one of the first celebrities to speak out in

regards to the lack of diversity in the year’s Oscar nominations. And being

that he is comedian Chris Rock, Rock took advantage as Oscars' host to

share his thoughts on Pinkett-Smith’s decision to boycott the award show.

“Jada’s gonna boycott the Oscars? Jada boycotting the Oscars is like me

boycotting Rihanna’s panties. I wasn’t invited!”

During his speech Rock also went on to poke fun at Will Smith. “I

understand Jada’s mad… I get it. You get mad. It’s not fair that Will was

this good and didn’t get nominated. You’re right. It’s also not fair that Will

was paid $20 million for Wild Wild West!”

There is still no word if Will Smith is keeping it moving also, but his first

appearance after the Oscars was all smiles and friendly peace signs as he

was leaving the set of his new film, Collateral Beauty.

Looks like neither actor is losing any sleep over this.

Picture via People

Written for Hubwav 2016 by Melina Joseph



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