Oscars 2022: Viral - Will Smith Punches Chris Rock Over Joke About Wife

Will Smith stormed the Oscars stage and struck comedian Chris Rock across the face for joking about his wife

In a moment that triggered awkward silence and confusion in the Dolby Theatre

"Keep my wife's name out of your f*****g mouth," yelled Smith, forcing the producers to bleep out several seconds of audio from the televised broadcast in the United States.

"Will and Chris, we're going to solve that like family. Right now we're moving on with love," said Sean "Diddy" Combs, presenting the next section.

Oscars 2022: "I Look Like The Crazy Father" - Will Smith Apologises After Slapping Chris Rock. 

The 94th Academy Awards were all but hijacked by Will Smith who, shortly before he won the Oscar for Best Actor

In a loaded speech, Will Smith said, “I'm being called on in my life to love people and to protect people and to be a river to my people

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