Will Smith appeared to be genuinely angry at Chris Rock over a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith.
During Sunday’s Oscars, Rock joked that a bald Jada Pinkett-Smith could star in G.I. Jane 2.
THat’s when an angry Will Smith walked up to the stage and slapped the comedian.
Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith being in "G.I. Jane" because of her bald head. She's spoken openly about having a hair loss condition. Will Smith ran on stage, slapped Rock, then screamed twice at the top of his lungs "KEEP MY WIFE'S NAME OUT OF YOUR F-NG MOUTH."
— Amy Kaufman (@AmyKinLA) March 28, 2022
Will Smith punched Chris Rock wtf lol??? pic.twitter.com/GEz8O8zuhr
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) March 28, 2022
The uncensored footage shown on Australian television shows an angry Smith yelling “keep my wife’s name out your fucking mouth.”
UNCENSORED WILL SMITH FOOTAGE AS SHOWN ON AUSTRALIAN TV pic.twitter.com/NcRfdjWxqe
— David Mack (@davidmackau) March 28, 2022
Here’s slow-motion video of the slap.