The Will Smith vs Chris Rock feud has become the talk of the year. The actor appeared on stage during the 94th Academy Awards, slapping comedian Chris Rock in the face during a joke about his wife’s alopecia. The resulting controversy has caused Smith to resign from the academy, and Kevin Hart to present rock with a goat. This is not the first time Will Smith has clashed with comedians, and the situation has been going on for a long time.
Will Smith slaps comedian Chris Rock in the face at the 94th Academy Awards
A video of Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock in the face at the 93rd Academy Awards has gone viral. During the Oscars, Smith, and Rock exchanged slaps on the red carpet, and Rock later apologized for the incident on Instagram. In the clip, Smith was visibly angry and reprimanded Rock. The academy says it has no further comment, but a police report will be filed if Rock decides to press charges.
After the incident, Will Smith apologized to the Academy and his fellow nominees for the “incident.” He didn’t even mention Rock by name but did apologize for the act. Rock has since declined to press charges against Smith. Although the Academy’s disciplinary action could prevent Smith from attending the awards show in the future, it hasn’t yet done so.
During the 2022 Oscars, Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock in the face in an apparent attempt to end their argument. The slap was a response to Rock’s joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head. Jada Pinkett Smith has been shaving her head for health reasons since 2021. Though the incident hasn’t been fully resolved, it has caused both stars to avoid speaking to each other and have since moved on. The incident is still under investigation by Los Angeles police.
After the Oscars, the discussion about the incident consumed the media. A rep for Smith and Rock did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Academy has apologized to Smith and Rock for the “incident.”
While Will Smith defended his wife during the Oscars ceremony, other celebrities condemned his actions. The incident also distracted attention from Questlove’s Best Documentary award. Other attendees, including Nicole Kidman and Lupita Nyong’o, called Smith a “fierce defender of his family.”
Jada Pinkett Smith slaps rock in response to a joke about her alopecia
The Academy Awards were not the only place where Will Smith publicly called out the comedian. Jada Pinkett Smith was also publicly shamed for slapping Rock. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has also condemned the actor and is investigating the incident further.
Will Smith believed he was protecting his wife, but he also had to keep in mind that violence in the name of protection only steals the attention from the wronged woman. The Oscars were a perfect opportunity for Jada Pinkett Smith to publicly forgive her husband and apologize for the incident. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith appeared on the red carpet together, and even sat in the front row, together.
The incident occurred during the 2022 Oscar ceremony, during which Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith were nominated for best actor. Will Smith apologized profusely to the audience and his fellow nominees. He then followed up with a tearful apology. Afterward, Will Smith apologized to his audience and the Academy, but many remained upset and wondered why he had slapped his wife so brutally.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s alopecia-related spat were the subjects of many headlines last night. While it was unclear whether the actor was referring to her hair loss or alopecia-related conditions, the incident has ignited an ongoing debate over the definition of alopecia. In the end, the two stars have been accused of inappropriate behavior, and Will Smith retaliated
Will Smith resigns from the academy after the slap
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a statement on Sunday condemning Smith’s outburst. It also noted that Smith violated numerous standards of conduct, including making inappropriate physical contact and engaging in abusive or threatening behavior. The academy has given Smith 15 days to explain his actions or face expulsion. During this time, Smith did not press charges, however.
Will Smith’s resignation comes in the wake of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ disciplinary hearing into his slap of comedian Chris Rock during the 94th Academy Awards ceremony. Smith has reportedly decided to step aside, despite the fact that he won the Oscar for best actor for his role in King Richard.
The academy has made several statements about the incident, including Smith’s apology to Mr. Rock and the Academy itself. Mr. Smith has since apologized to his audience and to Mr. Rock, who was present during the incident. He has also publicly apologized on his Instagram account, as well as to his peers and the Academy.
Aside from the slap with Chris Rock
The Academy has taken other steps to protect its reputation. For example, Smith was invited to give the Best Actress award but declined the invitation. But instead, Smith stepped down as lead producer of the Academy’s telecast.
After the incident, Smith was asked to step down as a member of the Board of Governors. The Academy had never explicitly requested his resignation, but he apologized for the incident. He also thanked his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, for trusting him with the family’s story. He also took the time to clarify his role in the incident. Although he did not formally step down, he has remained on the Academy’s board as a member.
Kevin Hart presents rock with a goat
Comedy aficionados will be delighted by the news that comedian Kevin Hart has presented a goat to Chris Rock. Kevin Hart, who performed at a joint show at Madison Square Garden alongside Dave Chappelle, reportedly thinks Rock. The famous actor and comedian have a long history of teasing the comedy icon, and he considers Chris Rock his favorite of all time.
On Tuesday night, Kevin Hart surprised Chris Rock with a goat during a performance at Madison Square Garden. The comedian also introduced the show’s surprise opener, Dave, on stage. The comedian’s goat had the same name as Will Smith, who slapped him during. The Oscars after Chris Rock’s infamous joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith’s bald head.
After the show, Dave Chappelle had a heartfelt moment of thanksgiving to Kevin and Rock. He thanked both of them for their support and friendship. Chappelle thanked Rock and Hart for being there for him no matter what. In turn, Rock said: “Thank you for being a good friend!”