Will Smith jokes about Chris Rock Oscars slap in new video
Will Smith slaps Chris Rock on Oscars stage after joke on wife, apologises.
Many in the audience of the 94th Academy Awards looked stunned at the altercation between Will Smith and Chris Rocks.
Later though, Smith apologised to the Academy and fellow nominees, but not to Rock.
Actor Will Smith smacked comedian and fellow actor Chris Rock on the stage of the 94th Academy Awards after Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith being in “GI Jane” because of her shaved head. Seconds later, husband Smith took the stage and slapped Rock.
While it may have appeared as a scripted act at first, Smith returned to his seat and then yelled at Rock, “Keep my wife’s name out of your f***ing mouth!.
Organisers censored the audio just as the two started shouting at each other, but uncensored international feeds picked up the two actors yelling at each other.
Rock then took a few seconds to recover and bounced back, calling it “the greatest night in the history of television.
Will Smith caused a major controversy when he slapped Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars after the comedian made a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
Despite all the backlash he received after the incident, Smith is now joking about it in a new video he shared to TikTok.
In the video, he showed himself listening to another TikTok creator explaining “an absolutely unhinged exercise.”
As she gave examples of what kind of objects you could use for this exercise, Smith looked off to the side, out of view of his camera.