Yes, Chris Rock went there.
After being told to avoid Jussie Smollett jokes, Chris Rock out of the warning and mocked the imperial actress after taking the stage Saturday at the NAACP Image Awards.
"I have to present a price," Rock began. "They said no Jussie Smollett jokes. Yes, I know. What a waste of light skin. Do you know what I could do with the bright skin? The curly hair? My career would be out here. I would be a f-king who Running Hollywood! "
In a surprise movement, the Chicago Prosecutors dropped all 16 charges against the Empire star for allegedly raising his January 29 attack.
Rock appeared disgusted with the whole trial and said that Smollett should change his name from Jussie to Jessie.
"What the hell did he think?" the comedian continued. "You're from now on Jessie … You don't even get" U "anymore. That" U "was respectful. You won't be respected by me."
Smollett was nominated for Outstanding Support Actor in a drama series, but lost to Jesse Williams of Gray's Anatomy on Friday's picture Prizes of the presidential dinner. Smollett was a no-show on pre-show and Saturday evening television ceremony.