The Academy Awards on March 27, 2022 will no doubt be remembered for a big moment that shocked viewers everywhere. As Chris Rock presented the award for Best Documentary, Will Smith appeared to take offense at one of his jokes about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
The actor took the stage and slapped Rock in the face before returning to his seat. However, the US broadcast dampened the subsequent exchange foreign programs shown that Rock said, “Wow, Will Smith just blew me away,” and Smith, after regaining his seat, yelled, “Keep my wife’s name out of your damn mouth.”
Not long after, Smith won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Many people flocked to Twitter after the breathtaking event to share their thoughts on what happened, including The Real Housewives of New York City star Carole Radziwill.
However, Radziwill was soon slammed online for her reaction to the moment and the language she used to describe Rock and Smith’s altercation. The former Bravo star tweeted, “Wtf. Will Smith hit it off with @chrisrock Real gangsta s***. And P. Diddy just saved the night. Literally: cold as a cucumber; analogously: cold as ice.”
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Radziwill was criticized by fans in most replies on Twitter
Radziwill was dragged on Twitter for her comment on the altercation that has most people insulting her use of the term “gangsta s***”. One response read: “The ‘Got beef with’ followed by ‘real gangsta s***’ is a huge no to me. This tweet is from a rich white woman and is so fake. If a white man slapped another white man, would you have said, ‘beef with’ and ‘real gangsta shit’? My bet is no.”
Another agreed, commenting, “The way you chose to write that tweet with ‘Got beef’ and ‘Gangsta s***’ says it all about how you perceive black men.” Someone another wrote: “Your racism shows.”
One person replied to Radziwill, “Even when Will Smith was a rapper, gangsta wasn’t his image. That’s so gross.” Another commenter chimed in, “That’s really gross of her. Wtf is gangster about it.” Someone else said, “Why would she write that? This is so pathetic that it makes me physically uncomfortable.”
“Say you’re a rich white lady without saying you’re a rich white lady,” one person wrote. Another replied: “I thought I liked Carole. Wtf is this post? Apart from the fact that I mean disappointing.” Radziwill was also dragged along by many fans Reddit.
Heavy reached out to Radziwill’s team for comment but received no response.
Other Real Housewives stars responded to the incident with mixed reactions from fans
Radziwill isn’t the only Bravo star to have been criticized for her attitude towards the moment, as Margaret Josephs also got hot for her comments. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star commented that she was “so disappointed” with Smith’s behavior.
However, fans were quick to point out that Josephs was involved in a few incidents with RHONJ, such as pushing her co-star’s then-husband into a pool and throwing her wine in a co-star’s face during an argument.
The Bravo star replied that these incidents took place on a reality TV series that is completely different from being onstage at the Oscars. However, her response angered some fans, who said it shouldn’t matter how big the stage or event is.
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