Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the Oscars!
Actor and stand-up comedian Chris Rock was on stage during the Oscars to present the winners of “Best Documentary”. The atmosphere was relaxed and enjoyable when Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith´s wife, referring to the movie G.I Jane where the actress Demi Moore had a shaved head, playing the main character. Jada Pinkett Smith has been outspoken about her condition where an auto immune disease affect her hair growth.
Will Smith, after hearing the joke walked up on stage to Chris Rock and slapped him. Walking back to his seat he screamed; “Keep my wife´s name out of your f…ing mouth!”
Chris Rock shocked by the event kept his calm and continued as per the script but the atmosphere changed in the room. There ahs been no comments from the organization about the event and no charges has been brought against Will Smith at this stage.
Will Smith, nominated for best actor, won his award and apologized to his fellow nominee’s and the Oscars organization but mentioned nothing about Chris Rock.