Chris Rock Speaks on Trayvon & Whitney

Chris Rock

Iconic comedian Chris Rock recently dished his thoughts on an array of topics during an interview with Details. When asked about this thoughts on the Trayvon Martin case and George Zimmerman and whether or not it was still too soon to make light of the event, Rock replied,"There’s no joke there, unfortunately. It’s sad. When you get old, it’s like, “Damn it, I’ve seen this.” I’m from Bed-Stuy. I marched for Yusuf Hawkins, you know?" 

He also continued on to say that he did not completely agree with fellow comedian Bill Cosby as to who or what was really the cause of the Martin-Zimmerman altercation. "He said it wasn’t racial, it’s a gun issue," said Rock. "Well, it’s a gun-racial issue. You know what makes you approach a six-foot-three black guy in the middle of the night? A gun. Paul Blart’s not supposed to have a gun."Wealth and personal finances were also hot topics for the comic. In addition to making a documentary titled "Credit Is The Devil," Rock also touched on the death of Whitney Houston, who he says he knew "a little bit." 

"She’s not dead because she was an addict," said Rock. "She’s dead because she was an addict who kept getting money."

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