Who is Tony Rock? Chris Rock's brother takes to the stage with with foul-mouthed rant at Jada and Will Smith

When a fan questioned Tony Rock on Twitter, "Do you approve of the Will Smith's apology?" he brutally replied, "No" 


                            Who is Tony Rock? Chris Rock's brother takes to the stage with with foul-mouthed rant at Jada and Will Smith
Tony earlier expressed his anger at Will Smith's behavior after the latter apologized on Instagram (Instagram)
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Chris Rock's brother has grabbed headlines after he snubbed Jada Pinkett-Smith at a comedy gig and joked about fans rushing up on stage, stating, "This ain't the motherf**king Oscars!" Tony Rock, 47, opened his set at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday, April 1 with a joke about his brother and fellow comedian Chris, 57. Chris was famously smacked by actor Will Smith at the Oscars for making a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss.

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Tony, Chris's younger brother, stated that he didn't want to start the program the way he did but questioned Smith's motives. "You gonna hit my motherf**king brother because your b**** gave you a side-eye?" he said.

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Chris and Tony are among seven siblings, with four brothers - Andre, Brian, Kenny, 42, and Jordan, 31, as well as a sister Andi, 36. Tony said, “If you think you gonna walk up on this stage, this ain’t the motherf**king Oscars and if you walk your ass up here, you ain’t nominated for s**t but these motherf**king hands! Oh, we going to pop the rest of the year, n****. Every time you see me do a show, pop!”

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Tony, 47, then walked across the platform, telling the audience, "Oh, it's a lot of Rock brothers, y'all ain't know, it's a lot of Rock brothers." Watch the video here:


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Tony earlier expressed his anger at Smith's behavior after the actor apologized to his brother in a long Instagram message. When a fan questioned Tony on Twitter, "Do you approve of the apology?" he simply replied, "No."

While Tony continues to fume over Smith's assault on his brother, Chris appears to be moving on from the subject, even halting a fan who yelled "f–k Will Smith" at his recent gig in Boston.

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Who is Tony Rock?

Anthony Andrew Rock, better known as Tony Rock, is an actor and stand-up comedian. The 47-year-old is most recognized for his role as Uncle Ryan in 'Everybody Hates Chris'. He has also made headlines thanks to his stand-up gigs all around the world.


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According to his IMDb, Tony got a show in Amsterdam after only six months of pursuing comedy. Labeled "a young star in the making," the comedian regularly performs on both coasts. In New York, he is most known for his performances at Comic Strip, Caroline's, and Stand-Up New York. He is a regular at Improv, Icehouse, The Comedy Store, and The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.

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Tony also hosted the Oxygen network's game show 'Can You Tell?' and served as a correspondent during the fifth season of Comedy Central's 'BattleBots' in the early 2000s.

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The comedian appears to have known Will Smith since at least 2003 when he was on 'All of Us,' founded by Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

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From 2008 to 2009, Tony appeared in his own sketch comedy series, 'The Tony Rock Project'. He later made an appearance in the 2012 film 'Think Like a Man', which was based on Steve Harvey's book 'Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man'. He also served as a judge on Netflix's 'Is It Cake?' recently.

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