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Chris Rock Has No Plans To Reach Out To Will Smith


“He needs the public’s forgiveness, not Chris.”


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Last week, Will spoke out for the first time in four months to issue an apology for the onstage incident.


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In a YouTube video, Will explained what went down behind the scenes and asked for forgiveness from his family, the public — and Chris.

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“I’ve reached out to Chris, and the message that came back is that he is not ready to talk — and when he is, he will reach out,” Will said.

He added, “I will say to you, Chris: I apologize to you. My behavior was unacceptable, and I’m here whenever you’re ready to talk.”


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It turns out that Chris probably won’t be ready to talk anytime soon — at least according to sources close to him.


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“Chris has no plans to reach out to Will,” the source told ET, adding that Chris knows Will wants him to publicly accept his apology.


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Unfortunately, the source says that they believe the timing of the apology was more for Will’s best interest, not for Chris.


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“He needs the public’s forgiveness, not Chris,” they added.


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While Chris hasn’t made any public statements about the future of his relationship with Will, he did say he’s “not a victim” in the situation.


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“Yeah, that shit hurt, motherfucker. But I shook that shit off and went to work the next day,” Chris said.


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Only time will tell if Chris and Will are able to make amends.

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