Pinkett Smith has been candid about her issues with alopecia, a medical disease that causes accelerated hair loss, and her husband was not amused.
Smith retaliated by leaping onto the stage and slapping Rock. “Keep my wife’s name out of your f****** lips!” he yelled as he returned to his seat.
Following the event, Smith won Best Actor for ‘King Richard,’ and in a sad acceptance speech, he apologized.
Smith said: “I want to apologise to the Academy. I want to apologise to all my fellow nominees. This is a beautiful moment and I’m not crying for winning an award. It’s not about winning an award for me. It’s about being able to shine a light on all of the people.”
Will Smith did not apologize to Chris Rock at any point.
In what was one of the most startling moments in the Oscars’ 94-year history, it didn’t take long for the internet to work its magic and find the right screenshot to go crazy with memes.
Here are some of the best ones.