Chris Rock reveals he was almost cast in 'Friends' and 'Seinfeld'

Chris Rock Reveals He Was Almost Cast In 'Friends' And 'Seinfeld' (via @Fox411)

1/13/2021 7:00:00 PM

Chris Rock Reveals He Was Almost Cast In 'Friends' And 'Seinfeld' (via Fox411)

Chris Rock revealed that he was in consideration for roles on two of the biggest sitcoms of the 1990s – “Seinfeld” and “Friends.”

."There was talk about ‘Seinfeld.’"Rock went on to reveal that he also could have been one of the six Central Perk regulars on"Friends" as well. "There was talk about me being one of the 'Friends' at a point. Yes, I would have been the Black friend. That's basically who I am to America anyway at this point." 

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Fox411 I almost give a damn. Fox411 I find this hard to believe considering there were hardly any black actors on either of those shows. And I once heard the casting director for Seinfeld imply being black was a form of typecasting. 'If you play a cop watch cop shows,..., if you're black watch BET shows'.

Fox411 As the barista and an extra. Fox411 Yea sure Fox411 As what lol Fox411 Well why wasn’t he? Did he refuse the parts? Fox411 😎🎥👁 Fox411 To bad because friends boring Fox411 Call me? Not surprised. Fox411 Almost only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades Fox411 His style of comedy... in Friends.... 🤣🤣 If he was himself and not white washed I would watch for sure.

Fox411 Seinfeld is racist Fox411 the two biggest sitcoms of all time so clearly they didnt need him! Fox411 WHAT WHY NOT REBORNTENZAN