Oscar producers say police are ready to arrest Will Smith after slapping

Will Smith and Chris Rock

Kabar Medsos – Police were ready to arrest Will Smith after he slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars on Sunday, but Rock said no, show producer Will Packer said. In an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” set to air Friday, Packer detailed what is alleged to have happened after Smith struck Rock in a spectacle watched by millions. “They were saying, you know, ‘this is battery’ was the word they use in that moment,” Packer said in the interview, part of which aired Thursday on World News Tonight. “They…


Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the Oscars for jokes about Jada Pinkett Smith

Will Smith slaps Chris Rock

Kabar Medsos – In a stunning moment during the 94th Academy Awards on Sunday, “King Richard” star Will Smith hit Chris Rock after the stand-up comedian made a joke about the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Smith, accepting the best actor Oscar in “King Richard,” later apologized to the film academy and his fellow nominees as tears streamed down his face. But he did not address Rock and attempted to justify what he did. “Art imitates life. I look like the crazy father, just like they said about Richard Williams.…