This slap from Will Smith to Chris Rock, during the 2022 Oscars ceremony, is a scene that has become world famous. The whole web is talking about it.
On the night of March 27 to 28, a major event occurred. Indeed, the edition of the Oscars 2022, postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, took place that evening. Many personalities were present. But it's what happened when Will Smith took the stage that will be remembered forever. Following a joke from Chris Rock, which the actor found very inappropriate, the Prince of Bel-Air did not hesitate to slap him. Big shock for the public, as well as for Internet users. The comedian had compared the shaved head of Demi Moore in On Equal Arms to that of Jada Pinkett Smith, the wife of Will Smith. As she has alopecia, a disease that causes hair loss, her husband quickly got angry.
This Monday, June 13, 2022, for People, Tyler Perry says: “I know Will, I know him very well. »The multi-faceted man confided in about the slap. He says, “When I went to see [Will Smith], he was devastated. He couldn't believe what had just happened… He couldn't believe he had done it.“ Tyler Perry reveals a little more about the potential reasons what the actor would have had to do so. He states that Will Smith felt “of not being able to protect his mother when he was a child. If this trauma is not dealt with from the start, as we get older, it appears at the most inappropriate and horrible time. »
Will Smith would have reacted without thinking?
This memorable moment from the 2022 Oscars leaves a bitter taste. Of course, it caused a lot of ink to flow, and did not fail to have big consequences, especially on Will Smith's career. The latter can fortunately count on the presence of his friends, including Tyler Perry. This one continues the confidences: “I was photographed at his side. But I wasn't comforting him, just calming the situation down. He continues, “Believe me, it was horrible for everyone in the room, as well as Chris, who reacted in the best possible way.” Tyler Perry ends by saying, “But I want you to understand that it was also very painful for Will. That's not an excuse. He was totally wrong to do that, but something clicked inside him. »