A short excerpt from a Leslie Jones profile has pitted comedian
That's why Rock, who helped Jones secure her "SNL" gig to much fanfare in 2014, told the magazine that black women have it much harder in Tinseltown.
"Black women have the hardest gig in show business," Rock said. "You hear Jennifer Lawrence complaining about getting paid less because she's a woman — if she was black, she'd really have something to complain about."
The outspoken Oscars host was referring to "The Hunger Games" star's viral October essay for
Incidentally, Rock's remarks, appearing pretty early in the Jones piece, eclipsed the "Ghostbusters" star's profile, which can be read in full here.
Follow me on Twitter @NardineSaad.