Chris Rock’s Set Policy: ‘I’ve Fired People Because They Couldn’t Listen to a Woman’

Chris Rock’s Set Policy: ‘I’ve Fired People Because They Couldn’t Listen to a Woman’
Chris Rock told Nicole Kidman during a recent conversation for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” video series that he has fired people off his sets in the past for showing a refusal to listen to women. The two actors and potential Emmy contenders were marveling at the career of Lucille Ball, who Kidman is starring as in Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming feature “Being the Ricardos” for Amazon Studios.

“She was a trailblazer,” Kidman said. “She formed her production company. Desi was Cuban, and she had to fight to get him on the show. They had just so many things in their marriage that are so relevant today, and what she was also dealing with in terms of everything that artists deal with, where you’re up against big corporations. And you’re like, ‘No, this is art.'”

Rock weighed in, “Let’s not downplay the fact [of] how hard it
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