Whose laughter was Chris Rock courting at the Oscars last year?
“It’s freezing out there.” “Did you catch the Knicks game?
” “Ching chong.”With time to think, Cross did remember the incident.
In a follow-up statement, he recalled that he had said these things, but being from Georgia, he had said them in a campy Southern accent, which was part of an “asshole redneck racist” schtick he was doing.
“I’ve reached out to others who were there when we met as well to get verification.” “I would never intentionally hurt someone like that. I do not remember it like she remembers it (and clearly we’re quite a bit far apart on this) but I reached out to her privately and expressed that and more, including the possibility that perhaps we both are misremembering *exactly* what happened that night?
At a party in 2007, David Cross made fun of a 20-year-old Charlyne Yi’s pants. Perhaps to rouse her, Cross then said “ching chong ching chong” and asked her if she would fight him, karate-style, in a Southern American accent.