What 'Traumatized' Wanda Sykes Was Thinking When Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock

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A “still traumatized” Wanda Sykes told an assemblage successful Orlando, Florida, connected Thursday that she inactive can’t speech astir the Oscars slap without getting emotional, People reported.

But the comedian, a co-host connected that fateful nighttime successful March, inactive had plentifulness to say.

Clearly, Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock aft helium joked astir Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved caput was inactive stoking her anger, particularly erstwhile Smith stuck astir similar helium was unbothered to person his Best Actor Oscar.

“I couldn’t judge helium was inactive sitting there, similar an asshole,” Sykes said astatine her show, per People. “Shouldn’t you beryllium sitting determination with a lawyer oregon LAPD, motherfucker?”

Wanda Sykes and Will Smith
Wanda Sykes and Will Smith


Smith has been banned for 10 years from the Academy Awards and the representation of his onslaught volition apt linger. When comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled by a antheral onstage astatine the Hollywood Bowl past week, Rock took the signifier and cracked, “Was that Will Smith?”

Sykes antecedently called Smith’s battle “sickening.” And she inactive was successful nary joking temper astir the substance connected Thursday.

“I anticipation helium gets his crap together,” Sykes said. “Until then, fuck him.”

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