What happened at the 94 Academy Awards. Will Smith slapped actor Chris Rock and stand-up comedian Chris Rock while presenting the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The Oscar moment is amazing; it’s hard to believe that Will Smith would punch another artist. Let’s find out what caused Smith to be so mad.
Will Smith Slap Chris Rock Why?
Chris Rock presented the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature as the Oscars 2022 progressed. While presenting the award, Chris Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Jane was named after her shaved hair. Soon after, he was interrupted again by Will Smith, who climbed up to the stage and slapped him across the face. Rock told the crowd, “Will Smith just smacked me out of the shit!” shortly after the incident. After punching Rock, Smith shouted at him: “Keep my wife out of your ficken mouth!”
Will Smith won Best Actor for portraying Richard Williams in ‘Kings Richard.’ The actor later apologized for his actions in his Oscar acceptance speech. “I apologize to the Academy. He said, “I want to apologize to all my fellow nominees.” Smith addressed the incident in his acceptance speech, adding that he protected his family.
“I am being called upon in my life to love and protect people and to be a source of strength for my people. To do what you do, you have to be able to take abuse. People need to talk about you. You have to be able and willing to let people down in this industry. He said that you have to smile and pretend that it’s okay.
Denzel Wash0_ spoke to Smith during the commercial breaks. “Thank you, Dee. “Thank you, Dee,” Smith revealed what Denzel told him during the break. He also stated, “I hope that the Academy invites you back,” concerning the incident.
Jada Pinkett Smith, Smith’s wife, and actress, had shaved off her head because she suffered from alopecia. Y’all know that I have been struggling with hair loss. It just happened like that. This will be more difficult to conceal. This is going to be a little more difficult for me to hide. Mama’s gonna have it taken down to the scalp so that nobody believes she had brain surgery. The actress stated that she and the alopecia would be friends in an Instagram photo.
LAPD confirmed that Chris Rock had decided not to file a report regarding the altercation after the incident. “LAPD investigation entities are aware of an incident between two people during the Academy Awards program. One person slapped another. The person involved declined to file a report. The LAPD statement states that if the concerned party wishes to file a police report, LAPD will be available later to complete an investigation report.”