Amy Schumer Reacts to Will Smith Oscars Slap Incident: “Quiet Resulted in and Traumatized”
Oscars co-host Amy Schumer has weighed in on the hideous incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock at Sunday’s Academy Awards.
Gradual on Tuesday, Schumer, who co-hosted the 94th Academy Awards with Regina Corridor and Wanda Sykes, posted a message on her Instagram that first made a lighthearted rush for her Hulu display Existence & Beth, earlier than changing into extreme and addressing the incident that noticed Smith storm on stage and slap Rock following a joke aimed at Jada Pinkett Smith.
“Quiet precipitated and traumatized,” Schumer wrote in a caption on Instagram, adding, “I cherish my friend [Chris Rock] and deem he handled it admire a first rate. Stayed up there and gave an Oscar to his friend [Questlove] and the total factor used to be so nerve-racking.”
She persisted, “So indispensable agonize in [Will Smith], anyway I’m quiet in shock and afraid and sad. I’m happy with myself and my co-hosts. But yeah. Expecting this sickening feeling to move from what we all witnessed.”
On Monday, Smith posted a public apology to Rock on social media. Rock has yet to publicly answer to the incident, but the comic has determined against urgent costs. The slap incident has been a polarizing moment in Hollywood and previous and sparked calls for Smith to face punishment including shedding his Oscar.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Academy confirmed that this might perchance per chance well conduct a proper evaluation, that “will rob just a few weeks.”