Was The Will Smith Chris Rock Slap Staged?
Was The Will Smith Chris Rock Slap Staged? – There are lots of reactions and questions as to if whether Will Smith slapping Chris Rock was staged or not; however, it is clear that it was not staged. The Will Smith and Chris Rock drama at the Oscars was not staged but real.
Will Smith walked to the stage and violently assaulted comedian Chris Rock as he presented the prize for Best Documentary just moments before he won Best Actor, in what is possibly the most stunning moment in Academy Awards history.
Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith, Will Smith’s wife, saying he can’t wait to see her in “G.I. Jane 2.” The joke was about her shaved head, and it was a reference to the Demi Moore starrer from 1997, in which a shaved-head Demi joined the army.
Will Smith appeared to be giggling at the joke, while Jada rolled her eyes.
“Will Smith just slapped the ***** out of me!” With a laugh, Rock said.
Will Smith then continued to yell at Rock from the audience, ordering him to stop saying his wife’s name and other expletives. The crowd was stunned to quiet by the second time Smith uttered it, affecting the vibe of the room for the rest of the program.
The audio for this segment of the show was removed in the United States, but it was transmitted in other areas of the world, leaving many people puzzled as to what had just happened.
Pinkett-Smith shaved her head back last July, inspired by her daughter Willow.
“Willow made me do it because it was time to let go,” she captioned a photo of the two of them. “BUT … my 50’s are bout to be Divinely lit with this shed