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Stephen A. Smith Verbally Dismantles Will Smith For Chris Rock Oscars Slap In Remarkable Twitter Outburst

Daniel Marland

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Stephen A. Smith Verbally Dismantles Will Smith For Chris Rock Oscars Slap In Remarkable Twitter Outburst

Featured Image Credit: Stephen A. Smith/Twitter & The Oscars

Stephen A. Smith has slammed Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock on stage during this year's Oscars ceremony. Check out the video below.

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Rock suggested Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, looked like G.I. Jane after taking to the stage at the 94th Academy Awards.

It saw Smith get out of his chair and strike Rock across the face, before returning to his seat and telling the comedian to keep his wife's name 'out his f**king mouth.'

Smith would accept the Oscar for Best Actor later in the evening for his portrayal of Richard Williams, father of tennis icons Venus and Serena, in 'King Richard'.

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Popular ESPN personality Stephen A. was watching along with millions at home and couldn't believe the events that had transpired.

"What Will Smith did tonight is straight bulls**t," he said. "Props and congratulations to him for winning the Oscar because damn it he deserved it. I love the brother and I'm proud of him but boy was that a shameful act for him to commit tonight.

"To go up on stage and slap Chris Rock like that... he's lucky he didn't get his ass kicked. Particularly after the event was over, if not by Chris Rock, to the fellas he had there with him. I mean damn..."

Smith was pulled aside by Denzel Washington and Tyler Perry after the incident and looked visibly emotional.

Stephen A. brought that up in his rant and also mentioned the 'Bad Boys' star's publicist, before saying there is no way to justify the attack.

The 54-year-old continued: "Denzel [Washington], Bradley Cooper, Tyler Perry having to calm you down, your publicist having to run out and calm you down I mean damn, come on bro. Come on, man.

"There's no excuse for it ladies and gentlemen don't even try to justify it, okay?

"Chris Rock said it years ago, every time black folks doing something you know who messes it up. I never dreamed in my wildest dreams I'd be saying that about Will Smith.

"A black man, Will Packer, did a phenomenal job producing the Oscars and you do this to stain yourself, to stain the Academy Awards? Damn..."

Pinkett Smith suffers from hair loss condition alopecia and didn't look comfortable with the joke.

Stephen A. was unaware of that, but still believes it should've been discussed privately.

He tweeted: "Didn't know until just this moment about @jadapsmith having Alopecia. She's wonderful and great. So is @willsmith - which we all know. They're both phenomenal. But you do NOT do what Will did in that setting. Go backstage and handle that s**t if you must. Horrible look!"

YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul has since made an offer to have the two actors square off on the undercard of his next fight.

Topics: NBA, Stephen A. Smith, NFL

Daniel Marland
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