Judd Apatow Is Getting Roasted For Having The Most Absurd Take About The Will Smith/Chris Rock Incident

Judd Apatow Is Getting Roasted For His Will Smith/Chris Rock Tweet

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  • An extremely tense situation unfolded at the Oscars on Sunday night.
  • Best Actor nominee Will Smith got on stage and took a swing at Chris Rock.
  • Director Judd Apatow had a hilariously dramatic take about the incident, saying Rock could’ve been killed.

During the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Will Smith shocked millions upon millions of viewers when he walked on stage and struck Chris Rock in the face after Rock made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair.

Given the star status of both Smith and Rock, the moment instantly went viral, with everyone from casual viewers to celebrities weighing in with their opinion.

Judd Apatow tweets and deletes overly dramatic take on the Will Smith/Chris Rock incident

The worst take of the night, though, arguably belonged to The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up director Judd Apatow, who fired off a tweet stating that the 53-year-old actor could’ve killed — yes, KILLED — Chris Rock with his open-handed slap. Apatow has since deleted all of the tweets about Smith from his page.

“He could’ve killed him,” Apatow said in the now-deleted tweet. “That’s pure out of control rage and violence. They’ve heard a million jokes about them in the last three decades. They are not freshman in the world of Hollywood and comedy. He lost his mind.”

Apatow actually posted quite a few tweets about Smith last night but has since deleted them all. Here are some of the other tweets that Apatow deleted:


After he shared his very bizarre opinion about the Smith/Rock altercation, Apatow got roasted by movie fans on Twitter:



Regardless of the slap-heard-round-the-world, Smith ultimately took home the prize for Best Actor for his performance as Richard Williams in King Richard.

RELATED: Will Smith May Be Stripped Of Oscar For Violating Academy’s Code Of Conduct After Slapping Chris Rock

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