Will Smith wants to put "the slap" behind him and move on with his life based on his decision, and we don't blame him.
"We're not leaving. We're not f**king leaving! The show goes on! This is our home! They're gonna need a f**king wrecking ball to take us out of here! They're gonna have to send in the National Guard and f**king SWAT teams..." Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Everyone and their momma have decided to share their opinions on Will Smith slapping Chris Rock during The Oscars, subsequently leading to them having their receipts pulled on Twitter. Outside of Will Smith, and his wife Jada Pinkett, it has been radio silence from the person who got his chin checked until now, well, sort of.
Yup, we're still talking about "the slap," and now it's to the point any celebrity who has an opinion on the matter better be prepared to be hit with a "this you" tweet, and any transgressions from the past will be dug up. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest celeb to learn that lesson.
Zoë Kravitz isn't here for Will Smith putting hands on Chris Rock at Sunday's Oscars show. But Twitter is dragging Kravitz for once wanting to put her own hands on Will's son Jaden - in a different kind of way.
Will Packer's 2022 Oscars made history in a lot of ways, with the Will Smith-Chris Rock slap being evening's most memorable part. Packer glossed over it at first, joking that he fulfilled on his promise that the show wouldn't be boring. But some people felt the casual remark only authorized the violence, so the 47-year-old filmmaker issued a more thoughtful statement afterward.
Yes, we are still talking about the slap seen around the world, and now Richard Williams, the man Will Smith won his first Oscar award playing, has chimed in.
Jokes about Jada and Tupac? No problem. Jokes about Jada and August Alsina? No problem. Jokes about Jada and alopecia? So that's where Will draws the line — got it!
Will Smith not only took home the Oscar for Best Actor but also the best slap on live television during an award show.
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