Chris Rocks Confesses He Was "Not A Good Husband" As He Admits To Cheating On Wife With 3 Different Women In Their 19-Year Marriage

December 16, 2019

Once upon a time, Chris Rock and his first wife Malaak Compton had what many felt was the perfect marriage. They showed up on red carpets together and appeared to be super close. It seemed the comedian had it all.

Chris has built himself a thriving career. He gained fame as one of the casts of Saturday Night Life and he has even evolved into other entertainment areas including movies. He appeared in such films as Bad Company and Death at a Funeral. He is also the creator of the TV show Everybody Hates Chris.

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While his career seemed to be going in an upward trajectory, things fell apart in his personal life after it was reported that his marriage had come to an end as he finalized his divorce in 2016. The couple share two daughters Lola Simone and Zahra Savanna.

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Chris Rock on his marriage and affairs

On the comedian's Netflix special titled Chris Rock: Tamborine, the actor opened up about how his 18-year-marriage ended due to his infidelities.

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Chris Rock admitted that he was "not a good husband," and then went on to add:

When guys cheat, it’s like we want something new. But then you know what happens? Your woman finds out, and now she’s new. She is never the same again. So now you have new, but you have a bad new.

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He, however, took full responsibility for how things went down as he confessed that he got involved with three different women while he was married.

It’s my fault, because I’m a f***ing asshole. I didn’t listen. I wasn’t kind. I had an attitude. I thought, ‘I pay for everything, I can do what I want.’ That s**t don’t work! I just thought I was the s**t.

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Chris Rock married Malaak in 1996 and they officially confirmed they were splitting up in 2014.

About Malaak Compton

Chris Rock's ex-wife wasn't an actress but she was one of the founders of a non-profit organization aimed at helping struggling women. She continued to keep a low profile since her divorce and the same could be said of Chris who was yet to be romantically linked to anyone since then.

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Chris Rock and his wife Malaak have gone their separate ways now and even though what he did was wrong, the actor did take complete responsibility for his failings. He courageously opened up about his weaknesses and his mistakes. Hopefully, he learns his lessons and does better the next time around.

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