Don’t Listen to the People Justifying Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock

The 94th Academy Awards were overshadowed by the slap heard around the world. For reasons I don’t think even Will Smith fully understands, after comedian Chris Rock, who was presenting, made a G.I. Jane joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, Smith bounded onto the stage and slapped Rock for the insult to his wife. After Smith returned to his seat, he shouted twice…

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