The slap heard around the world may not go unpunished.

After Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on the 2022 Oscars stage, the Academy has shared in a statement obtained by CelebHomes saying that they will be investigating the incident. 

According to the statement, “The Academy strongly condemns Mr. Smith’s actions at last night’s show.” “We have started an official review of the incident. We will investigate further action and consequence in accordance to our Bylaws and Standards of Conduct as well as California law.”

After Chris (57), made an announcement, things got heated at the Oscars. G.I. Jane joke about Jada pinkett SmithThe victim has had alopecia. Will, 53 years old, made this comment, and then he slapped Chris halfway through the monologue. Then he shouted two times from his chair, “Keep your wife’s name outof your f-king mouth!” 

Later, the Academy shared a statement confirming that it was not part in a skit. TwitterWriting, “The Academy condemns violence of all forms.” We are proud to recognize our Academy Award winners for the 94th Academy Awards tonight. They deserve recognition by their peers as well as movie fans around the globe.