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Chris Rock Responds To Jennifer Lawrence's Gender Discrimination Essay: 'If She Was Black, She'd Really Have Something To Complain About'

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Chris has some words for Jennifer following her essay!

Chris Rock is going after Jennifer Lawrence's gender pay inequality essay!

In case you don't remember, two months ago, the Hunger Games starlet penned a poignant piece on actresses getting paid less than their male counterparts.

She's since received the support of Bradley Cooper and other costars.

Related: Jeff Daniels Gives His Advice On Gender Pay Inequality!

So, what did the actor have to say about it??

Speaking in a New Yorker profile on Saturday Night Live comedian Leslie Jones, the 50-year-old admitted:

"Black women have the hardest gig in show business. 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."

His statement was in reference to Leslie revealing:

"Every black comedian in the country knew what I could do. But that doesn't mean everyone else is paying attention."

Hmm… We can only imagine how J.Law will react to his somewhat harsh words.

But what do U think?? Was he in the right??

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