"Calm down. I'm joking," he said. "Look at me standing here with my pockets empty. We are all human beings first, Americans second. Let's find some common ground and get along, alright?"
Rock concluded his speech with a dedication to deceased bandmate, hypeman, and wrestling superfan Joe C., reflecting on the time Joe C. admitted he was using Rock as a stepping stone to his future WWE career.
In addition to his parents, fiance, and his Twisted Brown Trucker Band, Rock also thanked Jesus by saying, "Sup, Jesus. I'm thinking of you, buddy."
Watch the full speech below.
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