Jaden Smith, 50 Cent, & Drake React After Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock on the Oscars
It was the slap heard all over the world.
Will Smith unexpectedly slapped Chris Rock on the 94th annual Academy Awards after the comic made a joke about his spouse, Jada Pinkett Smith.
In what was the most-talked-about second at Sunday’s Oscars, the King Richard star rushed the stage after Rock joked about Smith’s spouse and a sequel to the 1997 movie G.I. Jane.
Jada, who has been open about her battle with hair loss attributable to alopecia, didn’t seem amused.
“Will Smith simply smacked the shit out of me,” mentioned a surprised Rock after Smith obtained out of his seat and ran on stage.
“Hold my spouse’s title out your fu**in’ mouth!” Smith instructed Rock throughout the stay broadcast, which was censored in most international locations.
“Wow, dude,” Rock mentioned. “It was a G.I. Jane joke.”
“Hold my spouse’s title out your fu**in’ mouth,” Smith repeated.
“I’m going to, OK?” Rock mentioned.
Moments later, Smith went on to win his first Oscar for Greatest Actor for his position as Richard Williams in King Richard. Throughout his emotional speech, he provided an apology.
“I wish to apologize to all my fellow nominees,” he mentioned. “Artwork imitates life. I appear to be the loopy father, identical to they mentioned about Richard Williams. However love will make you do loopy issues.”
Added Smith, “Thanks. I hope the Academy invitations me again.”
After the wild second, which Rock referred to as the “best evening within the historical past of tv,” Smith’s son Jaden shared a message of assist for his dad. “And That’s How We Do It,” he tweeted.
Others together with 50 Cent, Drake, and Boosie Badazz additionally weighed in.
That’s why I don’t fuck r fuck with peoples WIVES lol ‼️ Will drained bro🤷🏽♂️ I been feeling unhealthy for him myself these final years “That joke ” shouldn’t have been mentioned on the Oscars .Really feel like he coulda allow them to slide! make me assume they’d a lil beef earlier than r somethin #myopinion
— Boosie BadAzz (@BOOSIEOFFICIAL) March 28, 2022