Why did Will Smith really slap Chris Rock at the Oscars?
Why did Hollywood’s Mr Nice Guy end up slapping Chris Rock?
The dust has now settled following last week’s Oscars where Will Smith slapped Chris Rock live on television. Rock, making a GI Jane joke in reference to Jada Pinkett-Smith’s shaved head, was attacked by Smith who appeared to be acting in defence of his wife. Yet the reasons for Smith’s actions run far deeper.