Will Smith became the talk of the town when he slapped Chris Rock after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head. What followed was a wave of controversy with some backing Will’s action while others denounced him on social media. Joining others, Kathy Griffin took to Twitter to share her thoughts.
Kathy had some harsh words for the “King Richard” star, who “smacked the sh*t” out of Chris Rock. Kathy began her tweet with, “Let me tell you something, it’s a very bad practice to walk up on stage and physically assault a Comedian.”
The 61-year old comedian added, “Now we all have to worry about who wants to be the next Will Smith in comedy clubs and theaters.” Her tweet quickly went viral on the social media platform with many taking to the comment section to drop their opinions.
A Twitter user shared a Kathy’s infamous picture holding Donald Trump’s decapitated head in the comments. The user mockingly said, “I wonder why she said this.” While another wrote, “Tell that to every bullied kid that ends up attempting suicide. Everyone tells them to play off the jokes… The reality is, stand up to the bully and it stops.”
Meanwhile, other called out Will for his irrational behavior. A user wrote, This was a standard Oscar joke “hey you look like…” – Jada has said she wants to make alopecia normal. The joke wasn’t a personal insult, it wasn’t bullying.” Another added, “A joke is legal. Assault is illegal.”
You can check out Kathy’s Tweet as well as some more fan reactions below.
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