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Nicole Kidman, Lupita’s Oscar reaction go viral after Will Smith hits Chris Rock

Los Angeles: Will Smith smacking Chris Rock on the stage at Oscar 2020 left several Hollywood celebrities in shock. Let’s admit it. It wasn’t expected and even the Academy said that it does not condone violence of any form. Of course, the presenter-comedian cracked a tasteless joke about the King Richard actor wife Jada Pinkett Smith. But what followed next would be discussed for years to come. Will Smith walked up on the stage and appeared to hit Chris on his face. Soon after the incident took place, #whatjusthappened started trending on Twitter, with reaction of Nicole Kidman going viral on social media.

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Lupita Nyong’o, who was sitting next to Will Smith, also caught the attention of the netizens. Needless to say, she, too, became a fodder for the online memes.

Both Lupita and Nicole Kidman are trending on social media.

“We are all Lupita,” wrote a Twitter user.

Euphoria actor Zendaya was seen checking her phone during the altercation and then put on her glasses to process what was happening. Apart from Lupita and Nicole Kidman, many other celebrities were also shocked when Will Smith slapped Chris Rock. Check the tweet below:

WIll Smith later apologized to the Academy and the other nominees for slapping Chris Rock. After accepting the Best Actor award tearfully for his role as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, in the film King Richard, he said, “Richard Williams was a fierce defender of his family.”

The incident started when Chris referred  to Pinkett Smith’s shaved hairdo and said: “Jada, can’t wait for GI Jane 2.”

In a video, which is going viral on social media, Chris is seen walking up to the stage to present the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. He cracked a joke about the look of actress Pinkett Smith’s shaved hair.

Following this, Smith went to the stage and hit Chris on the face. Smith returned to his seat and screamed from the audience, and said, “Keep my wife’s name out of your… mouth.”

After the fiasco, Chris said, “That was the greatest night in the history of television.”

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