Chris Rock To Become The 1st Comedian Ever To Perform Live On Netflix
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Comedian Chris Rock is set to become the first funnyman to perform live on streaming giant Netflix.

Robbie Praw, the vice-president of stand-up and comedy formats at Netflix, announced that the 57-year-old star will make history when he performs in a yet-to-be-titled comedy special in 2023, reports aceshowbiz.com.

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“Chris Rock is one of the most iconic and important comedic voices of our generation. We’re thrilled the entire world will be able to experience a live Chris Rock comedy event and be a part of Netflix history,” Robbie said.

“This will be an unforgettable moment and we’re so honoured that Chris is carrying this torch.”

 

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Rock previously joined forces with Netflix in 2018, when his stand-up special, ‘Chris Rock: Tamborine’, aired on the streaming platform.

Earlier this year, meanwhile, Rock was involved in an infamous on-stage clash with Will Smith at the Oscars. The 54-year-old actor smacked Chris after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith, Will’s wife, and the Hollywood star subsequently described his behaviour at the Oscars as “shocking, painful, and inexcusable.”

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