Going off script. Chris Rock‘s joke about Jada Pinkett Smith during the 2022 Oscars didn’t land properly with the actress or her husband, Will Smith.
“Jada, I love you. G.I. Jane 2, can’t wait to see it. Alright?” Rock joked in the course of the awards present on Sunday, March 27, including, “That was a nice one.”
Jada, for her half, was seen rolling her eyes on display earlier than Will walked up to the stage and slapped Rock. The incident, which initially appeared scripted, triggered ABC to mute the stay section. The King Richard star returned to his seat earlier than saying, “Keep my wife’s name out your f—king mouth.” In response, Rock tried to giggle the scenario off earlier than promising not to point out Jada.
Later on within the evening, Diddy reacted to the feud whereas asking for the duo to mend their points.
”I simply need to say let’s make some noise for Amy [Schumer], Regina [Hall] and Wanda [Sykes]! Gotta give it up for Wanda. I didn’t know that this year was going to be probably the most thrilling Oscars ever,” the rapper stated onstage. “OK, Will and Chris we’re going to solve that like family at the Gold Party, OK? But right now, we are moving on with love. Everybody make some noise!”
The former Saturday Night Live star’s joke, which was in reference to Jada’s shaved head, got here after the Red Table Talk host beforehand opened up about her alopecia analysis. The medical situation is thought to trigger hair loss.
In January, the Maryland native posted a video the place she identified a patch of baldness on her head.
“Now at this point, I can only laugh. Y’all know I’ve been struggling with alopecia and just all of a sudden one day, look at this line right here,” she stated about her scalp by way of Instagram. “Now this is going to be a little bit more difficult for me to hide, so I thought I’d just share it so y’all not asking any questions — but you know, mama’s going to put some rhinestones in there, and I’m going to make me a little crown.”
Jada captioned the social media add, “Mama’s gonna have to take it down to the scalp so nobody thinks she got brain surgery or something😜. Me and this alopecia are going to be friends … period!😆.”
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