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New York, NY  - *EXCLUSIVE* -Funny Dad! Chris Rock spends quality time with daughter Zahra for the first time after the infamous Oscars slap incident. The father and daughter bonded over lunch in Manhattan and we caught the two strolling the streets of NYC together after lunch.  Pictured: Chris Rock  BACKGRID USA 27 APRIL 2022   BYLINE MUST READ: BrosNYC / BACKGRID  USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com  UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com  *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*

New York City, NY  - *EXCLUSIVE*  - Chris Rock is seen on a long morning walk in Manhattan’s Soho area after Will Smith was spotted for the first time in India over the weekend.  The comedian was seen looking at a vendor’s paintings during his long walk while on a break from his stand-up comedy tour.  Pictured: Chris Rock  BACKGRID USA 24 APRIL 2022   BYLINE MUST READ: BrosNYC / BACKGRID  USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com  UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com  *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*

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Chris Rock took a break from his busy tour schedule to spend time along with his daughter Zahra, 17. The comic, 57, was noticed out and about in New York Metropolis along with his youngest daughter for an informal stroll on Wednesday, April 27 — precisely 4 weeks after Rock was slapped by Will Smith on the Academy Awards.

The Grown-Ups star bundled up in a light-weight blue lined bomber jacket with a hoodie, together with an identical navy beanie. He paired each with an olive inexperienced cargo pant, white sneakers and a circle formed pair of wireframe glasses. In the meantime Zahra, who he shares with ex-wife Malaak Compton-Rock, went with a straight leg pair of denims, Doc Martin sneakers and a brown leather-based jacket with shearling element.

Chris Rock and his 17-year-old daughter Zahra. (BrosNYC / BACKGRID)

Chris has but to totally deal with the controversial slap, which occurred after he cracked a joke about Will’s spouse Jada Pinkett-Smith, who suffers from alopecia. “G.I. Jane 2, can’t wait to see it!” Rock quipped on-stage, in reference to Jada’s bald head. Whereas the Purple Desk Discuss host initially she laughed, she seemed displeased seconds later — which seemingly prompted Will to stand up from his seat and stroll onto the stage to slap Chris on dwell tv.

In his first stand-up comedy show in Boston, Chris instructed the gang that he was “nonetheless processing” what had occurred — and “didn’t have a bunch of s—” deliberate for them concerning the incident. In one other present in Palm Springs, he mentioned he wouldn’t be speaking about what occurred except he was “paid.”

Will addressed Chris in a public apology to his Instagram a day after the present. “Violence in all of its varieties is toxic and harmful. My conduct finally night time’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are part of the job, however a joke about Jada’s medical situation was an excessive amount of for me to bear and I reacted emotionally,” Will mentioned.

“I want to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I used to be out of line and I used to be fallacious. I'm embarrassed and my actions weren't indicative of the person I wish to be. There isn't any place for violence in a world of affection and kindness,” he additionally wrote. Following the incident, Will was banned from attending the Oscars for a decade. He additionally stepped down from The Academy of Movement Image Arts & Sciences, that means he'll now not vote within the group.

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