Steph Curry is the most recent celebrity to weigh in on the Oscars slap seen ’round the world on Sunday night time.
Taking to Twitter, the Warriors guard, 34, addressed the jaw-dropping moment between Will Smith and Chris Rock that befell through the Academy Awards telecast, simply because the Stanford girls’s basketball group topped Texas, 59-50, to advance to the Last 4.
“This was loud!!! Like that slap on that different channel,” Curry tweeted, together with a pair of eyeball animations.
Smith — who was nominated for his efficiency as Richard Williams, the father of Serena and Venus Williams, in “King Richard” — had an altercation with Rock on stage throughout Sunday’s present, when the 57-year-old comic cracked a joke about Smith’s spouse, actress Jada Pinkett Smith.
Within the tense second, Smith, 53, slapped Rock throughout the face after the “SNL” alum referenced Pinkett Smith’s bald head. The “Purple Desk Discuss” host, 50, who suffers from alopecia, has been open about her hair loss and revealed her shaved head final yr.
“Hold my spouse’s identify out of your f–king mouth,” Smith was heard shouting as he returned to his seat.
A short time later, Smith returned to the stage to accept the Oscar for Best Actor and famous the recommendation he acquired from good friend and fellow nominee, Denzel Washington.
“Denzel stated to me on the highest second, watch out — that’s when the satan comes for you. It’s like, I wish to be a vessel for love,” Smith stated throughout his acceptance speech.
Curry, in the meantime, adopted up his authentic tweet by calling consideration to Washington’s phrases.
“Like all people.. I’m nonetheless in shock about the entire thing – however in all of the pointless drama, at the least we bought the road of the night time from Denzel… ‘In your highest moments, watch out, that’s when the satan comes for you,’” he tweeted.
Though the 2022 Oscars is actually a ceremony the plenty received’t quickly neglect, Curry — who is currently sidelined with a sprained ligament in his left foot — will probably bear in mind the night time for a unique motive. Curry’s “The Queen of Basketball” documentary about Lusia Harris, which he produced with Shaquille O’Neal, picked up the Academy Award for brief topic documentary.