Several celebrities reacted to the slap given by the American actor Will Smith to comedian Chris Rock who had made a joke about Mr. Smith’s wife during the ceremony of the Oscars 2022.
The incident occurred in the 94th ceremony of the most prestigious awards in Hollywood. Chris Rock, one of the event’s presenters, had made a joke about Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith.
“Jada, I adore you, I can’t wait to see the continuation of On equal terms!”, he launched, comparing the hair of the actress, cut close to the shaved head of Demi Moore in Ridley Scott‘s film released in 1997.
At first hilarious, Will Smith then went on stage and gave a powerful slap to Chris Rock, the sound of the blow resonating in the microphones in front of the stunned spectators.
Here are some celebrity reactions to the stunning Oscars moment: