The comedian made a joke about Will Smith’s wife’s shaved head, for which Smith stood up and slapped him live. “Keep my wife’s name out of your fucking mouth!” he yelled at him afterward from his seat.
Completely unexpected! During the 94th edition of the Oscar awards of the Academy there was an uncomfortable altercation between comedian Chris Rock and Will Smith, everything was broadcast live.
During his participation on stage, and while monopolizing the attention of all the cameras, he made a joke that Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head would be in “GI Jane”.
A few seconds after the inappropriate joke, the actor came on stage and slapped Rock hard. Although at first it was interpreted as part of the joke, due to the comedian’s reaction when Smith returned to his seat, who yelled at him loud and clear: “Keep my wife’s name out of your f*cking mouth!”
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While the audience at the Oscars was completely stunned by the altercation, Diddy quickly took control of the ceremony to present the 50th anniversary celebration of “The Godfather”.
Carefully, Diddy approached the situation, noting, “Will and Chris, we’re going to work this out as a family. Right now we are moving forward with love.”
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Later, Will Smith’s publicist, Meredith O. Sullivan, approached him during the commercial break to have a private chat.
In late 2021, Pinkett revealed that she was suffering from alopecia and that it was the main reason for shaving her head.
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