On Oscar Clap, Tyler Perry said ‘Will Smith Couldn’t Believe What Happened’
Written by Tariq on June 14, 2022
During a storyteller conversation with Gayle King at Tribeca Film Festival, Tyler Perry spoke publicly for the first time about the moments after Will Smith infamously slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars. The actor-director-producer made it clear that he was “de-escalating” the situation, rather than comforting Smith. Perry said “I was there close up, I left early to go and check on Chris because it was wrong in no uncertain terms,” Perry said. “I made sure I said that to Will, and when we walked over to him, he was devastated. He couldn’t believe what happened.” Click Here To Read More.