American comedian Chris Rock will not forget this Oscars 2022 evening. He received a huge slap in the face from Will Smith who defended his wife.
Chris Rock would never have spoken of Jada Smith if he knew what awaited him. Will Smith didn’t joke and gave him a good slap. At the 94th Academy Awards held on the night of March 27-28, 2022, comedian Chris Rock was on the podium doing his show. In the front row, facing him, the couple Jada and Will Smith. Chris Rock released a dirty joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s haircut. The latter, completely shaved, lost her smile a few seconds after this joke. Will Smith, who at first was smiling, couldn’t hold back for long and got up to walk towards the comedian who was all smiles.
Will Smith then applied a slap to Chris Rock who did not expect it at all, before leaving to sit down with his wife. ” Never talk about my wife again he finally launched to the actor. The room was completely silent, all the stars present could not say a word. Chris Rock turned the deal on, keeping a smile on his face and saying, “ this is one of the cult moments of television that we have just experienced
What Chris Rock doesn’t know is that the hairstyle he’s making fun of is actually an illness that affected Will Smith’s wife. She suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes more or less severe hair loss, and has no choice but to completely cut her hair. The joke therefore had no place for Will Smith. He couldn’t stand Chris Rock’s comedy.
A few minutes later, Will Smith returns to the stage to seek the first Oscar of his career for his role as Richard Williams, the father of controversial methods of tennis champions Serena and Venus. The actor breaks down in tears.
On the canvas, the public ignites. Between those who think that Will Smith is right to defend his wife against all embarrassing situations and to make the whole world respect her. And those for whom Will Smith must have control of himself because he is a superstar. Your opinions?