Wanda Sykes says Chris Rock apologized to her after Will Smith slapped her

Wanda Sykes says Chris Rock apologized to her after Will Smith slapped her

Updated on March 31, 2022 17:15 PM by Dhinesh

Rock apologized to Sykes

Chris Rock apologized to Oscars 2022 host Wanda Sykes after Will Smith at Sunday’s ceremony slapped him.Sykes, 58-year-old, said, “I hope he doesn’t mind me saying this, but I saw Chris at Guy Oseary’s party.”Sykes added, “And as soon as I walked up to him, the first thing he said was, ‘I am so sorry,’ and I’m like, ‘Why are you apologizing?’.”

Rock told

Chris Rock told Sykes that “it was supposed to be” her night, along with fellow hosts Regina Hall and Amy Schumer.Rock, 57-year-old, continued, “Y’all were doing such a great job,” He added, “I’m so sorry this is now gonna be about this.”The American comedian Chris Rock and Will Smith made headlines Sunday night after jokingly comparing Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head to Demi Moore’s bald “G.I. Jane” character.

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Smith stormed the stage

After noticing that his spouse, who suffers from alopecia, was upset, Will Smith stormed the stage and smacked a stunned Rock.The 53-year-old American actor then apologized to the Academy and his fellow nominees while accepting the Best Actor accolade for his role in “King Richard.”

Formal apology

Smith later issued a formal apology to Rock, the producers, and the Academy.“I know he apologized to Chris, but I believe that we were the hosts, right? So this is our house, we’re inviting you in, we’re hosting, we’re gonna take care of y’all tonight, make sure you have a good time.”

Sykes continued

Sykes continued, “I just felt so awful for my friend Chris, and it was sickening.”Sykes added that she wished Smith had been “escorted out of the building.”

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