Chris Rock’s mom reacts to Will Smith’s Oscars slap: ‘He really slapped me’

King Richard Actor hit out at the comedian over a joke he made about Jada Pinkett Smith's hair on stage.

He made an apology sometime later and was banned from attending Oscars for 10 years.

Chris Rock’s mom is finally addressing Will Smith’s infamous slap at the 2022 Oscars.

“When Will slapped Chris, he slapped all of us,” Rosalie “Rose” Rock told South Carolina news.

“But he really slapped me. Because when you hurt my child, you hurt me.” Initially she thought it was all drama.

Will has kept a low profile ever since, while Chris has continued his comedy tour with a quip about what happened – but has not addressed it any further.

DJ Jazzy Jeff later defended his Fresh Prince co-star, suggesting that it was a ‘lapse’ in judgment.

‘Don’t get it twisted that it was something he was proud of,’ he said at his Closed Sessions Legend Conversation event. 

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