On Thursday, Kaleb Herd, the age 26 of Quincy, Massachusetts, was arraigned charges of trespass, disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and three assault and battery, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney as per-theatre policy father and son were allegedly being loud and disruptive when staff approached them during Rock’s set and told them to put their face masks on.
After a turbulent Oscars, Chris Rock returned to the stage with a sold-out show in Boston. But, according to CBS Boston, On Wednesday at Rock’s first show at the Wilbur Theatre, a man was arrested for assaulting two staff members.
District Attorney Kevin Hayden said
Herd allegedly has assaulted a police officer and a person who was at the show with the person, who has tried to deescalate the incident. According to CBS Boston, District Attorney Kevin Hayden said, “Hopefully, the next time Mr. Herd attends a public event, he’ll be smart enough to adhere to the basic rules”. BOSTON – An unruly audience member interrupted the show.
Since the Oscars, Rock’s Boston shows were his first, where Will Smith slapped him as he presented the Best Documentary award. Smith gets angry after a joke Rock made for his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith’s, shaved head. Pinkett Smith has been open about her alopecia diagnosis, due to which smith causes hair loss.
Apology statement by smith
On Monday night Smith sayed an apology with a statement shared on Instagram. Rock did not publicly comment on the incident until his first Boston show. Although Rock said, “I’m still kind of processing what happened”, Hollywood trade outlet Variety posted audio. He also tamped down any audience expectations that he would talk at length about the slap, telling them: “If you came to hear that, I’m not … I had like a whole show I wrote before this weekend.”