Oscars 2022 Bizarre Moment: Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock LIVE on TV, Here’s Why

Will Smith was in the limelight of Oscars 2022 for not only getting the Best Actor Award but for a bizarre reason that left audience and his fans in shock. He slapped the comedian Chris Rock on the stage. Everyone is still in doubt whether the scene was scripted or he really hit him.

Here’s what happened.

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Chris Rock was on the stage for presenting the name of winner in the best documentary category. Soon before it, he cracked a joke on Jada’s hair that offended Will. Jada is suffering from alopecia due to which she lost her hair.

Upon this, Rock compared her to Demi Moore’s character in the movie G.I.Jane. He said, Jada appeared in the sequel of movie. For a while, there was an awkward silence in the theatre. Will went to the stage and slapped Rock and said “Keep my wife’s name out of your f****g mouth.”

This left everyone shocked. Watch the full video to know what actually happened on Oscars 2022 night.

Later, he was awarded with Best Actor Award for his role of Richard Williams in the movie ‘The King Richard.’ While giving a speech after winning the award, Will made an apology to Oscar and Chris Rock.

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“I want to apologize to the Academy, I want to apologize to all my fellow nominees” said Oscars 2022 winner Will Smith. Jada, wife of Will Smith, is also an actress and she disclosed about alopecia in 2018 when she was diagnosed with it.

Alopecia is a hair disease where a patient suffers from hair loss due to cosmetic and psychological reasons.


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