Shannon Sharpe Says He Would’ve ‘Whooped Will Smith’s A–‘ On Live TV Over Slap

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  • On Sunday, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock during the Oscars ceremony.
  • FS1’S Shannon Sharpe reacted to the slap by saying he would have whooped Will Smith on live TV if he had done that to him.
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Shannon Sharpe was not a big fan of Will Smith’s actions on Sunday night.

During the Oscars, Smith infamously slapped Chris Rock for mocking Jada Pinkett-Smith’s bald hairdo caused by her alopecia condition.

Sharpe reacted to the slap by saying that he would have “whooped Will Smith’s ass” on live TV if Smith had slapped him.

“I would’ve came up out that tux, I would have whooped Will Smith’s ass. He would have had to whoop me or, or I would have had to whoop him, and every time I see him, it’s on sight.”

For what it’s worth, Smith has apologized to Chris Rock over the slap in a social media post on Monday.

“Jokes at my expense are a part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear, and I reacted emotionally” “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line, and I was wrong. I am embarrassed, and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.”

“I deeply regret that my behavior has stained what has been an otherwise gorgeous journey for all of us,” he wrote. “I am a work in progress.”

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