Chris Rock Not Pressing Charges Against Will Smith After Oscar Slap


It’s been revealed that Chris Rock will not be filing a police report and therefore won’t be pressing charges against Will Smith after that Oscars slap.

This comes after the actor/comedian was slapped by Smith during last night’s Oscars ceremony in what will go down as one of the most outrageous Oscars moment ever!

There have been quite a few crazy Oscars moments over the years.

I still think that accidentally giving the Oscar for best picture to La La Land only to take it away from them and reveal that Moonlight actually won the award is the most shocking Oscars moment.

However, this Will Smith slap will go down in Oscars history.

It was only made even more ridiculous when Will Smith won the award for best actor for his performance in King Richard.

Anyway, the LAPD has revealed that Chris Rock has decided against pressing charges for the incident, which is easily the best thing to do.

Chris Rock has decided not to press charges against Will Smith after that Oscars slap

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A full statement from the Los Angeles Police Department reads (via Variety):

LAPD investigative entities are aware of an incident between two individuals during the Academy Awards program. The incident involved one individual slapping another. The individual involved has declined to file a police report. If the involved party desires a police report at a later date, LAPD will be available to complete an investigative report.

Rock could have very easily pressed charges and it would have put Will Smith into a spot of bother.

However, it seems as though Rock has opted to be the bigger man, as he did on the night.

After being slapped by Will Smith live on stage, Rock still went on to present the nominees for best documentary.

It was just an insane few minutes and they have taken the world by storm.

What do you make of this news?

Do you think that Chris Rock did the right thing by not pressing charges against Will Smith?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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