Oscars 2022: Will Smith slaps Chris Rock for joke about wife Jada in a shocking moment. Watch
Will Smith seemingly got upset at a joke cracked by Chris Rock about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith during Oscars 2022.
Not scripted! Will Smith slaps Chris Rock in a fit of anger at Oscars 2022, apologises during his Best Actor speech
Will won his first Oscar. He won Best Actor for his performance in King Richard. In his acceptance speech, Will apologised to the Academy and spoke about the importance of family in his life
Before revealing the winner, Rock decided to land a joke on Pinkett-Smith, saying that she could star in the sequel to GI Jane, to which she was seen rolling her eyes.
The joke was in reference to Pinkett-Smith's shaved head because of autoimmune disorder alopecia but it didn't go down well with Smith
When Chris Rock hosted the Oscars before, he had mocked the star’s wife and said, “Jada Pinkett Smith boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna’s panties—I wasn’t invited!”.
Bradley Cooper hugged Will Smith after the slapping incident
He said, "At your highest moment, be careful because that’s when the devil comes for you.. Art imitates life. I look like the crazy father. But love will make you do crazy things."