Episode 117 | Gettin' Lippy With It: Chris Rock vs Will Smith

Episode 117 | Gettin' Lippy With It: Chris Rock vs Will Smith

By Out Of Home Podcast

The Out of Home Podcast

Wednesday, 30 March

In this week’s episode, the mandem are reunited! Kie and Yaf in LDN, with Steven and Kwarmz out in Amsterdam. Before the main course, the group chop it up about the transport system in Paris, funemployment, Cuban-based baseball players causing a ruckus on a plane, and listening to an album in darkness in a cinema!

 Recorded 24 hrs after the Oscars, the group share their take on the Will Smith vs Chris Rock slap incident and how one action encouraged global discourse on public violence, protection for black women, black hair issues, and much more. This episode is a feast, dig in.

- Weekly What Made You Smile segment sharing the positive vibes of the week just gone (03:56)

- The group discuss the infamous incident regarding Will Smith, Jada-Pinkett Smith & Chris Rock (19:10)

- After asking each other if they thought the slap was staged or real, the Homies try to unpack what drove Will to resort to violence (32:11)

- The group breakdown the joke itself and how the alopecia comment has been viewed as an attack on Jada, rather than the usual comments on their supposed open marriage (59:42)

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