As any die-hard fan knows, Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan isn't just a musician and a winemaker; he's also a longtime practitioner of the martial arts, specifically Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, in which he recently received his brown belt, and more recently Muay Thai. As any die-hard fan knows, he's also a notorious prankster.
Both Keenan's fight training and his mischievous sense of humor come into play in a new video shared via the singer's personal Instagram account. "I realize we're on the ass end of beating this dead horse, but fuckit," begins the caption to the post. The dead horse in question? Will Smith's internet-breaking Oscars slap of Chris Rock.
In the video, which was filmed at Verde Valley Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Keenan demonstrates what he describes, tongue firmly in cheek, as one of "the techniques that could have saved Chris Rock's life." The punch line? Said technique is called the "Cuck Block." (Cuck, of course, is short for cuckhold, a term for a man whose wife is having sex with other men, and one that has been repeatedly directed at Smith since it was revealed last year that he and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, have a long-standing open relationship.) Watch below — and learn more about Keenan's martial arts experience via Ep. 4 of our original documentary series The Art of Work.