Will Smith pops Chris Rock on stage

VIDEO- the comedian of The Williams Method responded to a joke by the comedian about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s baldness. He went back on stage in tears and tried to apologize for his gesture, condemned by the Academy of Oscars.

The 2022 Oscars take their shocking image from their 94and edition, but they probably would have done well without it too. Will Smith stunned the audience at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday as he took the stage where he hit the comedian and comedian Chris Rock containing a segment. An act of violence that sent a chill through the room.

the comedian of The Williams method, who won Best Actor responded to a joke the comedian made about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Chris Rock was kidding about ‘s haircut Jada Pinkett Smith who suffers from baldness. Will Smith took the stage and punched Chris Rock into what initially appeared to be a scripted joke. But the mood darkened moments later when Will Smith, back in his chair, shouted: “Keep my wife’s name out of your damn mouth”† Stunned, Chris Rock tried to finish before being replaced onstage by rapper Sean Combs.

The Oscars Reject Will Smith’s Gesture

During the commercial break, Denzel Washington vied for The Tragedy of Macbethand Tyler Perry tried to calm and comfort Will Smith.

Will Smith, in tears during his speech, after receiving the award for best actor. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

Will Smith won the Best Actor statuette and returned to the stage and made reference to his bloodshed trying to catch up.

The 53-year-old actor did not appear to participate in the traditional photo, after the ceremony, of the winners of the actor categories. Immediately after the ceremony, the Academy of Oscars condemned the use of violence.

On the red carpets of many post-Oscar parties and on Twitter, the rejection is quite appropriate, even if some say they understand Will Smith’s annoyance and emotionality.

Chris Rock will not press charges

For now, Will Smith does not have to fear legal consequences. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, Chris Rock does not intend to file a complaint. “Our services are aware of an incident between two people during” the Oscars, in which one person punched another. The person concerned refused to lodge a complaint,” the police said. If Chris Rock later decides to press charges, the police say they will be “available to prepare an investigation report”.

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