Rock fears hard times

'Nobody's here to stay'

Chris Rock says he's worried about becoming washed up.

"Nobody's here to stay," he said. "What's the last hit Michael Jackson had?"

Stand-up Rock, a former regular on America's Saturday Night Live, has become hot property in Hollywood since stealing the show in Lethal Weapon 4

But he's aware his fame might outlive his popularity.

"Because of my body of work I guess I'll probably be famous on some level for the rest of the life," he worries. "But will I always be able to get a movie green lit? Will I always sell out concerts? I don't know."

His comments came in an interview with America's AP Radio to promote a new film, Pootie Tang, about a singing superhero, played by Lance Crouther.

"It's not a huge movie. It's a little movie," he said.

Published: 4 Jul 2001

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