Hollywood actor Will Smith punched Chris Rock at the Oscars 2022 after the latter made a comment in bad taste about his wife Jade Pinkett Smith.
Chris Rock made fun of Jade Pinkett Smith and said that she looked like GI Jane2. This comment infuriated Will Smith who went on to the stage and punched Chris Rock. Many Hollywood celebrities expressed their views on the incident. Some felt it was personal while others felt that Will did a good thing to stand up for his wife and it proved that some men still love and care about their wives.
However, the official Twitter handle of the Academy while congratulating the winners, stated that it did not condone violence in any form.
This is the 94th Academy Awards and it was held in Los Angeles.