Chris Rock: Cellphones Spoiling Stand-Up Comedy
(NEW YORK) -- Chris Rock is never one to hold his tongue. Now, the comedian is blaming cellphone cameras for spoiling his jokes.
On Wednesday's Good Morning America, Rock told ABC's George Stephanopoulos that he'd love to do stand-up again, but technology is making it hard.
"I'm gonna get back. It's just hard to do it in the age of cellphone cameras. People don't let you work," says Rock, who's starring in the new indie film 2 Days In New York, out Friday.
"Here's the thing. Anytime you see an HBO special, I've done almost 200 shows to get ready...I really craft it," Rock says, then explains, "But now with the cameras people show the stuff while you're getting it ready."
Thanks to online technology, Rock was in the middle of controversy recently when he tweeted during the Fourth of July holiday, "Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed fireworks."
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