Chris Rock Finally Explained Why He Won't Talk About Chris Rock's Slap Right Now

    "I'm OK."

    Yup, we're still talking about the slap.

    Will Smith slaps Chris Rock on the Oscars stage

    At this point, we're at the stage where we're talking about not talking about the slap — which is typically how things like this go.

    Chris holds an Oscars envelope

    Desert Sun reports that, during a recent stand-up set in Indio, CA, Chris opened his performance by assuring (or, disappointing) the audience that he wasn't going to discuss the infamous incident.

    Chris looks at the camera while exiting a car

    "I'm OK, I have a whole show and I'm not talking about that until I get paid," he said while indirectly addressing the slap.

    Chris smiles while talking into a microphone

    "Life is good," he continued, before joking, "I got my hearing back."

    Chris sits courtside with his hands pressed together

    Of course, this isn't the first time Chris has addressed the slap without really addressing the slap.

    Chris sits on a chair with his hands clasped together

    At a performance in Boston earlier this month, he said he was "still kind of processing what happened, so at some point I'll talk about that. And it'll be serious and it'll be funny, but right now I'm going to tell some jokes."

    Chris looks at the camera

    At another show, he shut down a heckler who yelled "Fuck Will Smith!" by saying "No, no, no, no, no!"

    Chris talks to the audience at SNL

    Sounds like he'll have more to say at some point — or maybe not! We'll just have to wait and see.

    Chris talks into a microphone while wearing gloves