All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chris rock’

Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down ‘The Daily Show’

Amy Schumer has confirmed that she was asked to take over for Jon Stewart after he leaves The Daily Show, saying she didn’t feel as if the position was a right fit for the comedian. Amy Schumer was one of the names floating about to take over for Stewart on the popular Comedy Central show. It wasn’t a stretch to …

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Chris Rock And Wife Malaak Compton-Rock Call It Quits After Nearly 20 Years of Marriage

Chris Rock and his wife are divorcing after nearly 20 years of marriage. “After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways,” Malaak Compton-Rock, founder of the nonprofit styleWorks, said in a statement Sunday. “Being fortunate enough to lead a life of service by working with those most vulnerable makes me …

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Chris Rock Says Political Correctness Has Gone Too Far

Chris Rock has never been afraid to put it all out there. And almost everyone agrees with him at one time or another, but not usually all the time. Chris Rock can talk about the differences between “black people” and “ni**ers” and the most staunch redneck will applaud. But his next bit is about white people “marrying their cousins, eating …

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Tracy Morgan Fights For Full Recovery, Chris Rock Offers His Support

We already knew that Tracy Morgan‘s condition following the horrific car accident in June was serious. Months later and Morgan is still undergoing rehab to regain the ability to function at near the capacity he once did. However, Morgan’s lawyer dropped a major bombshell on the comedian’s fans recently. Benedict Morelli told the Associated Press that his client was not …

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Maureen O’Hara, Harry Belafonte Receive Honorary Oscars in Front of Star-Studded Audience.

Maureen O’Hara and Harry Belafonte were awarded honorary Academy Awards Saturday night in front of a star-studded audience at the Governor’s Awards Ceremony. Joining the legendary Irish actress and the social activist in receiving an honorary Academy Award were filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere. The event was held at a private dinner ceremony at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray …

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Chris Rock Is Picky About What His Daughters Watch On TV

Chris Rock has always been protective of his children and he recently talked about their television-watching habits and how he feels about them. He said that his two daughters, Lola, 12, and Zahra, 10, are getting into reality TV and love to watch Dance Moms and Keeping Up With The Kardashians. He said that he does allow the girls to …

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Chris Rock Gets Laughs As BET Awards Host

Chris Rock doesn’t discriminate when it comes to his jokes. The comedian hosted the BET Awards on Sunday, June 29 and had a joke about everyone, including Donald Sterling. “First of all, a black man couldn’t look him in the eye ’till he was 45,” he joked. “The first black man he ever met, he got for Christmas. And don’t …

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Chris Rock Gets Death Threats Over Gun Comments

Comedian Chris Rock is no stranger to controversy. In fact, it is his stock in trade. The outspoken comic has turned heads many times, talking about topics political and racial. But Rock’s latest stance has caused a stir that has him a bit spooked. Rock joined other celebrities at an event in Washington, D.C. last year to support President Obama’s …

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Courteney Cox to David Letterman: No ‘Friends’ Reunion

Courteney Cox recently told David Letterman that a Friends reunion show is “not gonna happen.” Cox appeared on The Late Show Monday night and Letterman asked the inevitable question: will there be a Friends reunion? Cox said she can’t even get the six former cast members together for dinner due to conflicting schedules and the fact that they all live …

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Dave Chappelle: Looking Buff And Ready to Perform

There have been several Dave Chappelle sightings over the past several months and everyone agrees, the usually reclusive funny man is looking quite buff. You may remember Chappelle as a lanky, tall glass of water. However, now it appears that he has been hitting the gym. Who knows why the the 40-year-old has been pumping iron. Perhaps the speculation is …

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Chris Rock, Eminem To Team Up On Rapper’s New Album?

Last month we brought you news that rapper Eminem was working on a new album. The long-rumored album was all but confirmed by Dr. Dre, a long-time collaborator and producer for Eminem. Now it seems that Eminem may have brought in a rather unique collaborator: comedian Chris Rock. Late last week The Daily Loud posted a photo of the two …

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Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock Tease a Tour

Almost one decade ago, comedian Dave Chappelle found wild success with his Comedy Central TV show Chappelle’s Show. However, the TV show, which spawned numerous memes, also changed Chappelle’s stand-up audiences, and eventually led to the star’s self-imposed hiatus from comedy. Now, it appears that Chappelle may have resurfaced on the New York comedy scene. The Los Angeles Times is …

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