To finish off his 2005 album and comedy special Never Scared, Chris Rock opined on marriage, which many comedians do. However, only Rock would think of connecting Nelson Mandela’s life with the concept of marriage. In light of Mandela’s passing today at the age of 95, we wanted to share this video and the full text below. Enjoy.
Marriage is so tough, Nelson Mandela got a divorce. Nelson Mandela got a fucking divorce! Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in a South African prison—got beaten and tortured every day for 27 years and did it with no fucking problem. Made to do hard labor in hundred degree South African heat for 27 years and did it with no problem. He got out of jail after 27 years of torture, spent six months with his wife and said, ‘I can’t take this shit no more!’