After Chris Rock joked about the slap he got from Will Smith during the Oscars, people have been left with many unanswered questions.
Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock During The Oscars After A Joke About Jada's Hair
Will Smith Hasn't Had It Easy Lately
His personal life has had lots of ups and downs.
Jada Had An Affair That Put The Couple On The Spot
People always suspected unfaithfulness in their marriage until a new rumor started.
Will also admitted to cheating while married to Jada.
Will Met Jada In 1994
Jada auditioned for the role of Will's girlfriend in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when she was nineteen.
The Two Had An Immediate Connection
Their friendship evolved into a romance.
Will and Sheree Fletcher divorced in 1995, and they shared custody of their son Trey.
Will Was Free To Pursue Jada
After the end of his marriage, Will and Jada were officially seeing each other.
The Couple Seemed Perfect In Every Way
In 1997, Will and Jada married in Baltimore in a private ceremony.
Jada Was Soon Pregnant
Jaden was born a year after they married, and Willow was born about two years later. The two youngsters are now big names in the rap and hip-hop music industry.
Nevertheless, the family was far from perfect.
During an interview in 2013, Jada hinted at being in an open relationship.
She Eventually Confirmed The Rumors In A HuffPost Live Interview In 2013
She said that she had told Will he was free to do whatever he wanted, and so was she.
She Followed Up The Interview With A Facebook Post About Open Marriage
She claimed there was a need to discuss how trust and love are related and how they can co-exist.
Will Also Talked About Their Marriage On TIDAL's Rap Radar Podcast
The actor claimed they called themselves "life partners" rather than saying they were married. Their unique relationship has no deal-breakers.
Soon after, another issue came up.
August Alsina Spoke Out About Jada
The singer suggested that he had an affair with Jada in his song "Nunya."
He Had More Shocking Details To Share
The singer said the relationship had lasted several years, and Will Smith had approved it.
Alsina Talked About The Conversation With Will
He made these claims while talking to Angela Yee. Alsina claimed Will gave them his blessing.
He said he gave himself entirely to the relationship and had a lot of love for Jada.
In The End, He Said
"I really loved the person that I experienced that [with] and know what [that feels] like – if some people never get that in this lifetime."
Following August's Comments, Jada Decided To Speak Out
She decided to talk about the issue on The Red Table.
Jada and her daughter Willow host the online show. They talk about various issues and experiences.
The Family Has Been On The Red Table Several Times Before
The couple have talked about their relationship issues while on the show.
This Episode Was Special
Jada confessed to everything. Months later, Will did the same.
Will Had Affairs While Married To Jada
In an interview with GQ Magazine in September 2021, Will said he had affairs while married to Jada. He revealed that their marriage was unconventional:
"And for the large part of our relationship, monogamy was what we chose, not thinking of monogamy as the only relational perfection."
Pursuit Of Truth Offers A Means To Happiness
The magazine said that Will had admitted that Jada was not the only unfaithful person in the relationship. Still, he did not offer additional details.
Despite saying that they had trust and freedom in their marriage, he went on to add:
"And marriage for us can't be a prison. And I don't suggest our road for anybody.
Jada And Will Are In The Headlines Again
Will slapped Chris Rock during the Oscars on March 27. Rock had made a joke about Jada.
The Comedian Had Made A Joke About Jada's Baldness At Her Expense
He said: "Jada, can't wait for G.I. Jane 2." In G.I. Jane, Demi Moore spotted a shaved head.
Rock was making fun of Jada's shaven head, which was caused by alopecia.
Initially, Will Seemed Amused, But Jada Looked Offended
As the cameras cut away from the couple, Will rushed to the stage and slapped Rock in the face before returning to his seat, from where Will started shouting obscenities at him.
Soon After, Will Got On The Stage To Receive His Best Actor Award
Will apologized for what he had done. His apology was directed at The Academy and other nominees.
He Spoke About Abuse
Although he said he had learned to have people disrespect him without acting as if it bothered him, Will said the joke about his wife went a little too far.
Will Was Seen Talking To His Publicist Afterwards
The actor also spoke to several celebrities, including Denzel Washington and Tyler Perry.
Will apologized to Chris and his "King Richard Family."
Will Said His Behavior Was Unacceptable And Inexcusable
He said a world of love and kindness had no place for violence and said he was still "a work in progress."
The Incident Started A Huge Online Debate
Some insisted that violence was never the answer, while others agreed Rock's joke was insensitive.
Videos Have Also Surfaced
One of the videos shows Will making fun of a bald man. For this reason, many people are calling him a hypocrite.
Will made a joke about John Williams' hair loss in 1991 on The Arsenio Hall Show.
He Said Williams Had To Wax His Head Every Day
After the audience laughed uncomfortably, Will tried to say he was just joking.
Now, Chris Rock Has Joked About The Incident
This has cast doubts in people's minds about his intentions.
People Think Rock Should Be Ashamed For Joking About Jada's Hair Loss
Some Think Rock Set Out To "Upset Someone"
One Of Them Said Rock Was Not The Victim
This person pointed out that the joke was a "no go."
Chris Rock Was On Stage When He Talked About The Issue
Even though he mentioned the incident, he did not go into details about it. Nevertheless, he said enough to get a reaction from people on social media.
People believe Chris Rock is trying to "cash in" on the way people reacted to the incident.
While On Stage In Boston, Chris Said Life Was Good
He then went on to say that he was not going to talk about the incident until he got paid.
Will Had Just Gotten A 10-Year Ban From The Oscars
In a statement released to the media, Will simply said, "I accept and respect the Academy's decision."
People Are Anxious To See What Rock Has To Say Next
So, what are your thoughts on all this?