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Chris Rock talks about chokeholds and 'I can't breathe' on 'Letterman'

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One of the highlights of Chris Rock’s press tour for Top Five has been his incisive cultural commentary, and Rock once again discussed current events during his appearance on The Late Show last night.

Though David Letterman and Rock started out discussing Rock’s career, Rock steered the conversation in a different direction when he joked, “I saw Sting backstage and threw up my hands, scared of the Police.”

Rock then riffed on the fact that pro wrestling has outlawed the chokehold, referring to the Eric Garner case. “So the WWE has better standards than the NYPD,” Rock said.