Chris Rock Quotes (Author of Rock This!)
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Born in , Chris Rock grew up in Brooklyn. He went on to appear in films and on Saturday Night Live , and soon released his first comedy album. He has also twice hosted the Academy Awards. Rock is the eldest son of Julius Rock, a truck driver, and Rose Rock, a teacher. When Rock was a toddler his family relocated to Brooklyn, New York. He spent the remainder of his childhood in Brooklyn's notoriously tough Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. He attended a nearly all-white public school and, as a result, was subjected to discrimination at an early age.
The three-bed, two-and-a-half-bath, 3,square-foot carriage house boasts a massive master suite complete with skylights, sliding barn doors with stained-glass windows, and a large walk-in closet. A loft-like living and dining space features exposed brick, wood beams, foot ceilings, and dark hardwood floors. The patio has a built-in barbecue, and the rooftop terrace serves as a suburban oasis. The home also includes a two-car garage. Empty comment.
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Ethan Miller Getty Images. In the special, filmed in Brooklyn, the comedian — who used to live in an Alpine home with his ex-wife, Malaak Compton, and their two daughters — speaks frankly about his divorce from Compton, along with who really "owned" their house and the realities of going to court to seek joint custody of his children. Rock, 53, fresh off his " Total Blackout Tour ," does not hold back, going on to talk about cheating on Compton with several different women, also admitting he had a pornography addiction. Here are a few highlights from the hour-long special, which also covers such similarly innocuous subjects like Trump, police brutality, gun control and religion. Kris Connor Getty Images. Rock and Compton announced they were divorcing in The divorce was finalized in
The comedian and actor accepted an offer for half a million dollars under his initial asking price. The gutted interior of the Beaux-Arts building boasts a loft-like style with exposed beams and brick walls. It has flexible space for two or three bedrooms and boasts two features rare in New York City: a two-car garage, and outdoor space in the form of a roof patio and ground-level terrace. Rock purchased the home in , shortly after departing Saturday Night Live , but has rented it out since , according to the New York Post. If you have opted in for our browser push notifications, and you would like to opt-out, please refer to the following instructions depending on your device and browser. For turning notifications on or off on Google Chrome and Android click here , for Firefox click here , for Safari click here and for Microsoft's Edge click here.