Will Smith banged Chris Rock ahead of his Best Actor Oscar!

It wasn’t part of the sketch…

Improbable sequence during the Oscars ceremony. As he presents the Oscar for Best Documentary, Chris Rock bedroom Will Smith and sends a valve on the bald head of his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith (who suffers from alopecia), explaining that he was in a hurry to see her in the sequel G.I. Jane (where Demi Moore shaves her head). Moments later, Will Smith gets up and punches Chris Rock in the face. And that wasn’t part of the sketch!

Back in his place, Will Smith yells “don’t say my wife’s name” using the “f word” (“keep my wife’s name out of your fucking mouth“) and Chris Rock struggles to pick up the thread of his text (“Will Smith just stuck one on me…“). Questlove receives its award for summer of soul sputtering, then Puff Daddy mentions the incident (“Will and Chris, we’ll fix it as a family“) by introducing the homage to Godfather, which passes a little to the ace. Atmosphere.

A few minutes later, Smith receives the Oscar for best actor for The Williams Method and reacts to the incident in an emotional impromptu speech where he apologizes to the Academy while explaining that he is going through a difficult time and has been very invested in his role (“Richard Williams was a fierce man who defended his familyHe also quotes Denzel Washington, who spoke to him during the commercial break: “When you’re in your best moment, beware, that’s when the devil comes to get you.

I hope to be invited back“, concludes the star, for what will remain as one of the most improbable moments in the history of the Oscars. Except that the incident risks leaving traces. Will Smith obviously did not show up for the traditional session photo of the winners, and the Academy formally condemned his act on his Twitter account:

Note that this is not the first time that Chris Rock has made fun of Jada Pinkett Smith at the Oscars. In 2016, while presenting the ceremonythe comedian had joked about the fact that the actress was threatening to boycott the Oscars, then at the heart of a controversy over the lack of diversity, although she had never been named during her career…

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