Chris Rock takes a walk in New York as Will Smith reappears in India

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Chris Rock was spotted taking a morning stroll through Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood on Sunday.

The 57-year-old comedian appeared to be the most of his break from his stand-up comedy tour as he took in the fresh spring air on his outing.

The artist’s exit comes just after Will Smith, who infamously slapped Rock at the Oscars last month, was pictured arriving in India, reportedly to meet spiritual leader Sadhguru.

Going out: Chris Rock was spotted taking a morning stroll in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood on Sunday

Rock wore an almost all-black outfit that included a hoodie and a set of cargo pants when he stepped out.

The Grammy-winning comedian added some color to his outfit with a set of green and orange Nike running shoes.

The Fargo star accessorized a pair of stylish sunglasses and a beanie to match the dominant tone of her outfit.

Smith’s arrival in India, which took place on Saturday, was reported by several media outlets.

Chilling out: The 57-year-old comedian seemed to be getting the most of his break from his stand-up comedy tour as he breathed in the fresh spring air on his outing

Chilling out: The 57-year-old comedian seemed to be getting the most of his break from his stand-up comedy tour as he breathed in the fresh spring air on his outing

Recent events: The artist's exit comes just after Will Smith, who created a lot of controversy after he slapped the Grown Ups actor at the last Academy Awards, was pictured arriving in India over the weekend

Recent events: The artist’s exit comes just after Will Smith, who created a lot of controversy after he slapped the Grown Ups actor at the last Academy Awards, was pictured arriving in India over the weekend

The actor notably posed for several photos with his fans after landing at a private airport, according to TMZ.

The outlet also reported that he appeared to be enjoying his time in the country to the fullest when he arrived.

Smith would be in India to meet spiritual leader Sadhguru, whom Smith and his family met in 2020 in Los Angeles.

The actor once read a book written by the yoga guru, titled Inner Engineering, and then introduced his followers to the author.

Her daughter Willow later said Sadhguru helped her through what she described as an “existential crisis” and was filled with “gratitude” for his presence.

Getting around: The actor notably posed for several photos with his fans after landing at a private airport, according to TMZ

Getting around: The actor notably posed for several photos with his fans after landing at a private airport, according to TMZ

The artist has yet to publicly reveal why he chose to make the trip to India.

Smith hasn’t made any public statement regarding his now infamous slap since issuing a public apology to Rock in a post shared last month.

In his post, the Men In Black star expressed regret for slapping the comedian at the awards show.

“I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of place and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be,” he wrote.

Speaking his mind: Smith hasn't made any public statement regarding his now infamous slap in the face since issuing a public apology to Rock in a post shared last month

Speaking his mind: Smith hasn’t made any public statement regarding his now infamous slap in the face since issuing a public apology to Rock in a post shared last month

To be clear: Smith also pointed out that he would have been okay with any jokes directed at him, although Rock's comments about his wife proved too much to handle.

To be clear: Smith also pointed out that he would have been okay with any jokes directed at him, although Rock’s comments about his wife proved too much to handle.

Smith also pointed out that he would have been okay with any jokes directed at him, although Rock’s comments about his wife proved too much to handle.

“Making jokes at my expense is part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally,” he noted.

The interpreter notably expressed that “there is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness” in his message.

Smith concluded his statement by remarking that “I am a work in progress.”

Clear the air: The interpreter notably expressed that “there is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness” in his message;  he is seen slapping Rock at the 94th Academy Awards in March

Clear the air: The interpreter notably expressed that “there is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness” in his message; he is seen slapping Rock at the 94th Academy Awards in March

Rock remained silent about the slap for several weeks before briefly addressing the incident during a stand-up show that took place in Indio, Calif., earlier this month.

The comedian said he wanted to focus on his creative work and would refrain from discussing Smith’s actions unless he received a substantial sum of money.

He said via Deadline: ‘I’m fine, I have a whole show and I don’t talk about it until I get paid.’

The performer noted that he was doing well despite the controversy, saying, “Life is good. I got my hearing back.

Set a Condition: The comedian said he wanted to focus on his creative work and would refrain from discussing Smith's actions unless he received a substantial sum of money;  he is seen in march

Set a Condition: The comedian said he wanted to focus on his creative work and would refrain from discussing Smith’s actions unless he received a substantial sum of money; he is seen in march

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