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Q+A Chris Rock
Richard Deitsch
September 26, 2005
Everybody Hates Chris, inspired by the childhood of the comedian and die-hard Knicks fan, debuts on Sept. 22 on UPN
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September 26, 2005

Q+a Chris Rock

Everybody Hates Chris, inspired by the childhood of the comedian and die-hard Knicks fan, debuts on Sept. 22 on UPN

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Rock: Jeff Kent, because he's a reputed ass----, which I respect [laughs].

SI: The Longest Yard was your first sports movie. Will you do another?

Rock: I hope so. When they were casting Jerry Maguire, I was begging to be in the movie. But I wanted them to change it from a wide receiver to a kicker. That's what the NFL is missing: a black, trash-talking kicker. Imagine Deion Sanders as a kicker. Pointing at the goal posts. Gold shoes on. Taunting the sidelines. "Oh, you don't want me out there. My toe is feeling good today!" -- Richard Deitsch

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