Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage at the 2022 Academy Awards. Rock made a joke aimed at Jada Pinkett Smith because of her shaved head when he took the stage to present the Oscar for best documentary. “Jada, I love you, G.I. Jane 2, can’t wait to see it,” Rock joked. Smith then stormed on stage and accosted the comedian. Rock was visually shocked and then said, “Wow, Will Smith just smacked the s–t out of me” before saying it was “just a ‘G.I. Jane’ joke,” but Smith was not having it and screamed, “Keep my wife’s name out of your f–king mouth.” Pinkett Smith suffers from alopecia and has been vocal about her struggle with hair loss. Shortly after the altercation Smith was announced as the Best Actor winner for his performance in King Richard.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has died at the age of 50. The shocking news was announced by the band. “The family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our Taylor Hawkins,” read the band’s statement. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever. ” Hawkins last show was on March 20th at Lollapalooza Argentina. RIP