JAKE PAUL has made a $30million offer to stage a boxing match between Chris Rock and Will Smith following the clash at The Oscars between the Hollywood stars.
The world watched in shock last night after comedian Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, shaving her head due to her struggles with alopecia.
That sparked Smith, 53, to take the stage and strike Rock, 57, before telling him: “Keep my wife's name out your mouth.”
Paul responded after Impractical Jokers star Sal Vulcano tweeted to ask what the likelihood was that he would make a fight offer.
Now the 5-0 YouTuber turned boxer has offered them both $15m each, albeit tongue-in-cheek, to sort out their issues inside the boxing ring this summer with a reply to Vulcano.
He wrote: “Over/under on how much Jake Paul is gonna offer Chris Rock and Will Smith for a boxing PPV?”
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Paul responded: “I got $15m for Will Smith and $15m for Chris Rock ready to go. Let’s do it in August on my undercard.”
He would later add: “Someone get me on the phone with Will Smith's boxing representative asap.”
UFC president Dana White also took to social media, tweeting: “FINALLY! There's an #Oscars show worth watching. AND Chris Rock has a chin.”
Smith does have some small experience of boxing training after playing Muhammad Ali in the 2001 biopic about his life.
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He was trained for the movie by former Sugar Ray Leonard coach Darrell Foster in a professional boxing-style training camp.
This is not the first time that Paul has offered to put up the money for a celebrity showdown.
He previously claimed that he wants Kanye West and Pete Davidson to settle their bitter feud in the ring and offered to guarantee the two men $30m each through his promotional company Most Valuable Promotions.
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