Chris Rock Responds to Will Smith Oscars Slap at Standup Show: 'I’m Still Kind of Processing What Happened'

What’s on Chris Rock’s mind?

It’s a simple yet valid question, one that the world is wondering after Will Smith slapped the comedian on live television during the Oscars on Sunday. The now-infamous blow has been the topic du jour on every corner of the internet and television in the 48 hours since — but Rock has remained noticeably silent. That is until Wednesday evening, when Rock addressed the topic publicly at a standup show in Boston.

“Whoa, okay!” he exclaimed upon entering the stage in an all-white suit. The standing ovation from the crowd thundered on before Rock made another effort to get the ball rolling for the evening: “Yo, let me do the show!”