It was in interesting night during the 2022 Academy Awards as verteran entertainers Chris Rock and Will Smith were involved in a phyical altercation.
Rock was on stage to present the Oscar for documentary feature and decided to make a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith being in a remake of “G.I. Jane” due to her shaved head.
The joke was met with laughter from the audience but the Smiths did not find it funny.
After the joke was made, Smith approached the stage, walked up to Rock and slapped him in the face.
VIA JAPANESE TELEVISION: The uncensored exchange between Will Smith and Chris Rock pic.twitter.com/j0Z184ZyXa
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Despite the altercation, Smith would go on to win his first Oscar award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the movie “King Richard”.
Smith then apologized to his fellow nominees and to the Academy, he said, “I’m not crying for winning an award, its about being able to shine a light.”
“Love will make you do crazy things”
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