Indian-American ‘Summer of Soul’ Producer Joseph Patel Calls Chris Rock ‘A F-ing D***’ Over His ‘Four White Guys’ Oscars Comment

Indian-American ‘Summer of Soul’ producer Chris Rock calls ‘a f-ing d***’ (Photo Credits: IMDb)

Oscar-winning documentary “Summer of Soul” producer Joseph Patel has criticized Chris Rock for his presentation of the category during the 94th Academy Awards ceremony, in which the comedian introduced producers other than Patel and Ahmer ‘Questlove’ Thompson. As a group of ‘four white people’.

“The reason I get so angry is because I was so proud to be one of a handful of South Asians to win an Oscar in the history of this award,” Patel wrote in a Twitter thread venting her frustrations on Wednesday. Evening, report ‘Variety’.

“I was glad I was third” South Asian To Win That Night – After Rizu [Ahmed] And Aneel Karia won earlier in the night [best live action short winner] ‘The long goodbye.’ Three South Asian victories in one night – never before! And it’s worth it! This is history!”

Joseph Patel also shared that The Rock was wrong in grouping them with the ‘four white men’, as he was among the three producers in addition to Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (Robert Erlinghagen and David Dinerstein) to win for the film. There was only one.

“I went back home to New York last night and watched the ceremony on my DVR and didn’t have the stomach to watch it,” Joseph Patel continues. “I probably never will. Thanks, Chris – you full f***** gd**k.”

Joseph Patel also touched on the now infamous incident that happened before The Rock presented the Best Documentary Feature category, in which Will Smith walked on stage and the Rock after the comedian joked about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s appearance. slapped.

“I think what Will did was selfish,” Patel wrote.

“It robbed the category of its moment. It robbed other excellent and wonderful films of their moment for Docs to be acknowledged in a strong year. And it robbed Summer of Souls and our team of our moment. With loud, fervent enthusiasm for a famous film.”

Patel also addressed the possibility that Rock was coming up with a joke in tension following his feud with Smith, sharing that Rock “made the same joke the night before on stage at Roots Jam.”

During the show at the El Rey Theater on the evening of March 26 OscarRock went on stage to say, “I’m presenting the documentary Oscar for Best Documentary tomorrow and I just came from rehearsal.

So if you win because you have co-directors on it, I’m going to say Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson and the three white men. Oh, you know I’m even going to say that because I don’t give af**k.”

“I don’t need a statue to tell me how cool I am – but it definitely helps. And what both Will and Chris really tainted should have been a beautiful moment for us,” Patel’s thread ends.

“Also it goes without saying that I speak for myself and for myself. Neither Ahmeer nor our co-producers.”

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