Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock At Oscars 2022 when Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.
Chris Rock joked about Jada Pinkett Smith’s appearance during a speech at the Oscars 2022 that seemed to have offended the actress.
Rock joked, “Jada I love you, ‘G.I. Jane 2,’ can’t wait to see it. All right? That was a nice one. Okay?”
The progtagonist in ‘G.I. Jane’ sports a short haircut. Rock’s joke seemed to mock smith’s appearance. Smith has been open about her hair loss since 2018 after her alopecia diagnosis.
Will Smith reacted to Rock’s joke by walking up on stage to approach the comedian and then went on to slap him across the face.
Will Smith then walked back to his set and yelled out at Rock. “Wife’s name out your f**king mouth!”
Celebrities and fans have now reacted to the huge moment on social media.
Stephen A Smith – “I just saw the RAW footage. @willsmith should be ashamed of his damn self. It was a G.I. Jane joke. Total B.S. If it were @TheRock or someone like that instead of @chrisrock would he have done that shit!”
I just saw the RAW footage. @willsmith should be ashamed of his damn self. It was a G.I. Jane joke. Total B.S. If it were @TheRock or someone like that instead of @chrisrock would he have done that shit!
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) March 28, 2022
DIZZY WINE@tanamongeau said on Twitter “WILL SMITH. NO WAY. JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I COULDN’T LOVE HIM MORE HAHAHAHAHA”
only energy i’m accepting from now on pic.twitter.com/aHdo3i67Nz
— DIZZY WINE (@tanamongeau) March 28, 2022
Margaret Josephs@MargaretJosephs – “Wow so disappointed in Will Smith’s behavior tonight. @chrisrock is a class act he handled himself with true professionalism. Amazing the way he kept it moving.”
Soulja Boy (Draco)@souljaboy – “Will smacked the shit out Chris rock Fuck he thought 😂 what did the five fingers say to the face?”
Bradley Cooper, Denzel Washington, and more celebrities at the academy awards seemed to have reacted and spoken to smith amid the incident.
Chris Rock made a funny story approximately Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, which did now no longer seem to head over nicely together along with her husband Will Smith. While offering the award for excellent documentary, Rock joked, “Jada I love you, ‘G.I. Jane 2,’ can not wait to peer it.”
The digital digicam reduce to Pinkett Smith, who rolled her eyes as she sat subsequent to Smith. “That turned into a pleasing one,” Rock stated, performing to reply to the funny story now no longer going over nicely.
Pinkett Smith has been open approximately her conflict with alopecia, an autoimmune sickness that ends in hair loss. Rock then stated, “Oh uh,” and laughed as Smith walked closer to him on the degree and seemed to strike Rock withinside the face.
According to CNN reporter Stephanie Elam, who’s withinside the audience, she may want to listen to Rock getting hit. Smith stated two times for the duration of the incident, consistent with Elam, “Keep my wife’s call from your f***ing mouth!” Rock responded: “Oh, wow.”
For visitors at home, censors muted the verbal part of the change among Rock and Smith. The theater went silent and Rock stated, “That turned into the finest nighttime withinside the records of television.”
CNN has reached out to Smith’s publicist for comment. Sean “Diddy” Combs took to the degree moments later and advised Smith and Rock that they could settle things “like family” later.
Roughly forty mins after the incident, Smith back to the degree to simply accept the Oscar for excellent actor and apologized to the Academy and his fellow nominees for the incident, however, did now no longer point out Rock through call.
He tearfully time-honored the award for his function as Richard Williams, the daddy of Venus and Serena Williams, withinside the film “King Richard.” Smith stated Williams “turned into a fierce defender of his family.” Smith stated, “I understand to do what we do, you gotta be capable of taking abuse and feature human beings speak human beings approximately you.
In this business, you gotta have human beings disrespecting you. And you gotta smile and fake it truly is ok.” Smith additionally pointed out being a “protector” and thanked the tennis legends and their family.
Smith shared that previous to his win, fellow nominee Denzel Washington shared a few awareness with him: “At your maximum second is careful, it truly is while the satan comes for you.”
Will Smith ended by enunciating that he hopes the Academy welcomes him back.