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Wanda Sykes “Still Traumatized” By Will Smith’s Oscar Slap

Just when we thought we were moving past the slap heard around the world, it looks like one celebrity is still going through the emotions of the altercation. People Magazine reported how Wanda Sykes said she still gets “emotional” about the Will Smith and Chris Rock situation and was in shock at how Smith was still in attendance after striking the Madagascar star while on a recent comedy tour.
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Wanda Sykes “still traumatised” by Will Smith Oscars slap

Wanda Sykes has said that she’s “still traumatised” by Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars ceremony. The comedian told the crowd at a stand-up show in Orlando, Florida on Thursday (May 19) that she was appalled that the actor was allowed to remain at the event and accept his Best Actor award for King Richard following the incident.
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Wanda Sykes ‘still traumatized’ over Will Smith slap: ‘F–k him!’

Hollywood may be moving on from Will Smith’s spectacular slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars — but Wanda Sykes isn’t forgiving or forgetting. The 58-year-old comedian — who was co-hosting the awards show when Smith stormed the stage and slapped comedian Rock across the face — says she is “still traumatized” almost two months on from the incident. Sykes made the admission in a new interview with People magazine, adding that she was appalled the actor wasn’t booted from the theater after the violent act. “I can’t talk about it. I get emotional,” she stated. “I couldn’t believe he was still sitting...

Wanda Sykes Discusses Being ‘Traumatized’ By Will Smith’s Oscars Slap During Appearance At Comedy Show

Will Smith’s Oscars slap sent shockwaves throughout the entertainment industry, sparking a conversation that’s still going nearly two months later. A multitude of celebrities have weighed in on the situation and, while some have defended Smith’s actions, others have criticized him. Wanda Sykes, who co-hosted this year’s Academy Awards, falls into the latter category. She’s shared thoughts on the matter before but, during a recent comedy show, she opened up about still being “traumatized” by the experience.
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Wanda Sykes is still haunted by Will Smith's Oscars slap

Wanda Sykes is still "traumatised" by Will Smith's Oscars slap. The 58-year-old comedian has revealed she is struggling to process the actor's decision to slap Chris Rock at the Academy Awards ceremony in March after the comic had joked about his wife Jada's hair. Speaking during a comedy gig in...

Oscars Host Wanda Sykes Says She's 'Traumatized' by Will Smith Infamous Slap

Wanda Sykes isn't backing down on her comments regarding being disgusted by Will Smith's actions at the 2022 Oscars. Smith infamously walked onto the stage to slap Rock with an open hand after Rock made a joke about his wife's bald head. Jada Pinkett Smith has been open about her struggles since being diagnosed with alopecia. Smith has since apologized and accepted a 10-year ban from attending the award show. Not only does Sykes find it appropriate, but she also stands by previous sentiments she made during an appearance on Ellen.