Why Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock On Stage At The Oscars?

American actor, Will Smith assaults Chris Rock on stage (Live on TV) with a hot slap at the OSCARS 2022

The incident occured after Chris Rock made a joke at Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith.

The 94th Academy awards ceremony, presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences came off Sunday 27th March 2022 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles

Chris Rock, while presenting the award for best documentary feature initiates a joke by throwing jabs to his fellow celebrities in the theatre


He made a joke that Denzel Washington as Macbeth had said “King Lear ain’t got nothing on me.”⁠ He also joked at Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz, married with a 10-year-old child, for being nominated on the same night.

But, the comment that triggered Will Smith was when Rock looked over to Jada Pinkett-Smith and said, “Jada, I love you, G.I Jane 2, can’t wait to see it,” apparently referring to the actress’s bald head.⁠

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