"This was awful. It was ugly, it was embarrassing, it was confusing," Holmes said of the moment where Smith came on stage and hit Rock after he made a comment about Jada Pinkett Smith's lack of hair. (Jada suffers from apolecia.)
“On a night where this entire production, the entire Oscar show was done for the first time by an all-Black producing team, here we are leading off the show and the story the morning about one man assaulting another on the Oscar stage,” he added.
Users then took to Twitter to call out the TV personality for potentially cheating on his wife with Robach. One person wrote, “You’re overdramatizing the slap. If someone insulted your family member that has underlying health issues you would probably do the same thing maybe we should bring more light to what Jada is going through," while another said, "Please talk about Chris Rock[‘s] behavior. Really disappointed in how you are painting this narrative. Will Smith protected his wife.”
A third fumed, "It's pretty messed up to report the Rock/Smith incident as a GI Jane joke. Rock made an alopecia joke. He mocked JPS's MEDICAL condition. Shame on you for framing this as anything other than Smith standing up to a bully."
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As a result, Good Morning America stars Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos are upset about the new revelation. "George and Robin do not like this. This is very messy," an insider spilled about the new couple, who both separated from their respective spouses this year. Robach got married to Andrew Shue in 2010, while Holmes wed Marilee Fiebig the same year.