Tyrese Is Not Here For Chris Rock Shading Jada Pinkett Smith During Oscars, Has a Few Choice Words For Him [Video]

Posted February 29, 2016


Tyrese was absolutely not here for the shade that Chris Rock dished out to Jada Pinkett Smith in front of viewers and Hollywood’s elite during Sunday’s 88th Academy Awards.

During his opening monologue, Chris called out Jada for her call to boycott the awards ceremony, “Jada got mad, Jada says she’s not coming, protesting, I’m like — doesn’t she have a TV show? Jada boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna’s panties. I wasn’t invited,” he said.

The crowd screamed in laughter but like many of us at home, Tyrese thought it was no laughing matter. The singer/actor took to social media following the show to address his disgust with Rock. He shared a video on Instagram along with the explicit caption:

“I didn’t watch – I didn’t – but online people are talking and someone posted the tasteless joke that Chris Rock did in his opening – Did you really use your STAGE to tear down and diminish one of the strongest most fearless black women IN this town as the world watched??? Jokes are just jokes right???? Not when someone is trying to affect change……… Not when someone is willing to put it ALL on the line to affect change for our daughters and sons of the future…….. Shame on you Chris Rock – Now let me run to YouTube and watch Leo’s acceptance speech………… So fucking proud of you Leo……”

Despite his frustration with Chris, Tyrese was so here for Leonardo Dicaprio’s long overdue Oscar win.

After a messy fallout and breakup that played out over social media earlier this year,
Ever since Tank told TMZ this week that TGT disbanded because Tyrese did not want

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