Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy took the stage at the 2023 Golden Globes and couldn’t help but joke about getting slapped Will Smith A Chris Rock At the last Oscars.
At the 80th annual Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday night, 61-year-old Murphy, Cecil B. DeMille was honored with the award, and at the end of his speech, Murphy surprised the audience. A joke about Jada Pinkett punching Smith when Chris made a comment about her.
“I’ve been in show business for 46 years and I’ve been in film business for 41 years, so it’s been a long process and I really appreciate it,” Murphy said, thanking his girlfriend Paige Butcher. and their 10 children.
After thanking his entire family and some colleagues who have been with him throughout his career, Murphy addressed the “dreamers and actors” who are starting their careers.
“I’ve been doing this long enough that I could stand here and call names until they hit the piano, but I’m going to end it and say something to all the dreamers and artists coming into the room tonight,” he said. Funny.
Murphy shared the blueprint he’s followed throughout his entire “career,” saying, “There’s one ultimate plan you can follow to achieve success, prosperity, longevity, and peace of mind. It’s the plan I’ve followed throughout my career. It’s very simple, just these three things: Pay your taxes, mind your own business, and keep Will Smith’s wife’s name out of your mouth.”Pointing to the translator, he unleashed laughter and applause from the audience.
Murphy wasn’t the only one to mention Smith during the gala.
Jerrod Carmichael, who was responsible for presenting the ceremony, said that after the commercial break, the show had gone off the air. Rock Hudson Award to Smith a “Best representation of masculinity on television”. Hudson was a gay actor who kept it a secret and died of AIDS in 1985.
Rock, 57, joked at the Oscars last March Jada Pinkett Smith’s Shaved Head Alopecia sufferer.
Said to be a rock actress “I am G.I. Jane should be the hero”, clearly referring to his baldness, a fact that did not sit well with Smith, who stood up, sat on stage and beat the comedian: “ Get my wife’s name out of your mouth!”
In late July, Smith, who won a best actor Oscar for “King Richard” shortly after slapping Rock, apologized to the actor in a video..
“I reached out to Chris via message and he replied that he wasn’t ready to talk and when he was, he would. So I’m telling you Chris, I apologize, my behavior was unacceptable and I’ll be here when you’re ready to talk.”
Smith has been banned from attending Hollywood Academy for the incident.
Rock has not accepted and has declined to host the next Oscars ceremony, which will be held on Sunday, March 12, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. In Latin America they can see TNT.