Hollywood may learn from Will Smith’s Chris Rock’s spectacular slap At the Oscars — but Wanda Sykes won’t forgive or forget.
The 58-year-old comedian – who was co-hosting the awards ceremony when Smith rushed to the stage and slapped comedian Locke – said she was “still traumatized” nearly two months after the incident.
Sykes admits it in a new interview People Magazineadding that she was shocked that the actor was not kicked out of the theatre after the violence.
“I can’t talk about it. I’m emotional,” she said. “I can’t believe he’s still sitting there like a hole. Shouldn’t you be sitting with the lawyer or the LAPD, fuck-k?”
Sykes told the publication she believed Smith’s actions were because he was struggling with personal issues – but she didn’t have much sympathy.
“I hope he gets his–t together. Until then, f–k him,” she bluntly declared.
This isn’t the first time the comedian has spoken out against Smith since being slapped on March 27.
Two days after the incident, Sykes appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and similarly expressed her anger that the actor was not escorted out of the event.
Less than an hour after the attack, smith wins oscar for best actor He even received a standing ovation from the audience for his role in “King Richard.”
“They let him stay in that room, enjoy the rest of the show and accept his award, and I thought, ‘How disgusting is this? This is just misinformation,'” Sykes told DeGeneres. “You attack someone, you get escorted out of the building and that’s it. They let him go on, which I think is disgusting.”
She added: “I feel so bad for my friend Chris. It’s disgusting. I’m not feeling well.”
Sykes isn’t the only star to publicly slam Smith’s attack — it came after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, who suffers from alopecia.
Meanwhile, the “Independence Day” cast continued to keep a low profile following the attack.
However, Smith has resign from academy He also received an award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after his actions caused an uproar. Prohibition from participating in any Academy activities the next 10 years.
Elsewhere, Locke has kept a low profile – but he did reference slap Appeared at the Royal Albert Hall in London last Thursday night.
“I’m fine, if anyone wants to know,” Rock quipped. “I regained most of my hearing. . . [But] Anyone who says ‘word hurt’ – has never been slapped in the face. “
The interesting guy said he won’t talk further about it — unless he gets a huge check from the streaming service.
“People want me to talk about the bull–t. I’m not going to talk about it right now. I’ll talk about it eventually–on Netflix,” he joked.