Chris Rock is a Sydney Swans fan, who knew?
The Hollywood star was noticed within the crowd on the SCG on Sunday afternoon for the Round 22 contest between Sydney and Collingwood.
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Rock was sporting a purple Swans cap and was having fun with the motion on his go to to Sydney.
The Swans posted a photograph of the actor and comic holding a jersey signed by the entire Sydney group.
Channel 7 commentator Brian Taylor couldn’t Help himself, making a not-so-subtle reference to when Rock was famously slapped by Will Smith on the Academy Awards earlier this yr.
“Famous face here Chris Rock, of course of Grown Ups fame and he just accepts a slap really well these days doesn’t he, Chris Rock,” Taylor stated tongue-in-cheek.
Alister Nicholson valiantly tried to get the commentary again on observe, including: “I reckon in terms of A-listers he’s just behind Buddy Franklin in terms of No. 1 at the SCG today BT.”
AFL followers couldn’t consider Taylor had made ice chilly comment on reside TV.
The Swans managed the primary half and led 5.7 (37) to three.5 (22) on the important break.
The Magpies had been simply in touching distance at halftime however the Swans placed on a defensive masterclass to limit them to simply seven targets for the sport,
Sydney closed out the sport in model, sealing a 11.11 (77) to 7.8 (50) victory and snap Collingwood’s 11-match successful streak.
The consequence has main implications for the highest 4 race, with the Swans transferring as much as second on the ladder, whereas Collingwood’s poor proportion means it slips to fifth.
The Magpies are equal on 60 factors Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, establishing a blockbuster conflict between the Lions and Demons on Friday evening.