Chris RockWill not pursue charges Will SmithFor slapping him onto the stage during 2022 Academy Awards.
In a statement obtained by CelebHomes News, the Los Angeles Police Department said their “investigative entities are aware of an incident between two individuals during the Academy Awards program. It involved one person hitting another. One of the parties involved declined to submit a report. LAPD can complete an investigation report if the concerned party requests one at a later time.
CelebHomes News reached Out to Smith and Rock Reps for Comment, and did not hear back.
Rock (57) took to the stage during the March 27 event and joked about Smith’s wife. Jada pinkett Smith—who shaved her head after suffering from alopecia—saying, “Jada, I love you. G.I. Jane 2I can’t wait for it to be here, okay?
While the audience laughed at the jokes, Girls Trip actress, 50, rolled her eyes, prompting Smith, 53, to leave his seat, march on stage and slap the comedian in the face. After he had returned to his place, Smith was able to slap the comic in the face. I Am Legend actor yelled to Rock, “Keep my wife’s name out your f–king mouth.”