Maynard James Keenan

Tool, Etc. Vocalist Maynard James Keenan Demonstrates Technique That ‘Could Have Saved Chris Rock’s Life The Other Night’


Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, etc. vocalist Maynard James Keenan has chimed in on the so-called ‘slap heard around the world.’ That incident, which saw actor, musician, etc. Will Smith slap comedian Chris Rock onstage at this past weekend’s Academy Awards ceremony, has already become the subject of much online debate. Keenan however isn’t here to weigh in on whether or not the joke seemingly cut at the expense of Smith‘s wife Jada and her medical condition was enough to justify the violence.

Instead, he has opted to put his BJJ brown belt to use, showing off a technique that ‘could have saved Chris Rock‘s life the other night.’ Maynard being Maynard, there’s a bit more to it than that, as you’ll see for yourself below:

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