Will Smith's first Oscar win has been overshadowed by a bust up with one of the hosts.
The Fresh Prince slapped Chris Rock on stage at the Academy Awards, after he made a joke about his wife Jada.
Referring to Pinkett Smith’s buzzcut, Rock said: "Jada, can’t wait for GI Jane 2".
MAYHEM BETWEEN CHRIS ROCK AND WILL SMITH AT THE #Oscars pic.twitter.com/265hGbsEDg
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) March 28, 2022
The actress, who has spoken previously about having alopecia, rolled her eyes.
The interaction prompted Will to get up on stage, slap Chris Rock before yelling "Keep my wife's name out of your f****** mouth."
Moments later, Mr Smith was named as best actor for King Richard.
Here's Will Smith's tearful acceptance speech at the #Oscars. https://t.co/ulvT7fsB57 pic.twitter.com/Uq2krBbBld
— Variety (@Variety) March 28, 2022
In a tearful acceptance speech, the spoke about defending family - saying 'love will make you do crazy things'.