How Will Smith’s Attacking Chris Rock On Stage Is Bad For Comedians

Here’s why Will Smith attacking Chris Rock on stage is very bad for comedians.

We doubt if you have been able to escape the trends that have followed last night’s Academy Awards ceremony. “King Richard” star and “Best Actor” winner, Will Smith physically assaulted presenter, Chris Rock after he made a joke about his wife’s alopecia condition on stage.

The whole event was televised and the world cannot stop talking about it. It has also overshadowed Smith’s “Best Actor” win which most, especially his wife, Jada believed had been long overdue. Recall that back in 2016, Rock joked about Jada not attending the Academy Awards during his opening monologue.

Several of the world’s stars have reacted to the incident. In a tweet shared hours ago, Kathy Griffin believes that comedians all over the world “now have to worry about who wants to be the next Will Smith in comedy clubs and theatres”.

Many have shared that comedians will have to be careful with the things they say to avoid getting assaulted by people in the audience. Most believe that Smith has now set a standard for comedians to get assaulted for their jokes on stage. Check out some of the tweets below.

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