Didn't watch the Oscars the movies are piss poor lately and the whole celebrity thing irks me .
However there was a free publicity now with the assault on stage .
Watched several clips to get caught up .
Lot's of attention given to the slap Will Smith gave Chris Rock at the Oscars for a lame joke about ready to play GI Jane 2 right after Rock says I love you Jada .
Jada Pinkett smith has alopecia where you lose your hair but is not life threatening and is more common than I ever knew . So hence the joke I guess .
Watched it play out several times .
Thought I was being played .
Thought the thud noise was a mic hit to sound like a slap and he missed or just grazed Rock .
Like a wrestling move called Kayfabe .
Then heard Smith's yelling at Rock when he sat down.. maybe real now .
Then the speech for winning best actor right after just felt off but again sounding more real.
First / wouldn't someone escort him out if he assaulted someone .
Two /the joke compared to what's out there now or before is really light weight compared what they have faced lately .
The one joke they faced in Britain at their Oscar equivalent was really hitting him way more personal .
Three / These actors have had like 30 years of crap thrown at them and and are pretty resilient to the barbs so is this is the line that someone crossed seems really off .
If it's real ; Will may be having a real issue that needs help . Kudo's for Chris Rock not laying charges and moving it along .
But man if this was a stunt to get the Oscars back to where more people watch the show it was in very poor taste and if that's the case very very good acting was done to fool me .