Will Smith’s outburst during the 2022 Oscars broadcast is still making headlines, drawing comparisons to another memorable TV moment.
Shortly before that, he won the Oscar for best actor at 94th The “King Richard” star took the stage at the Oscars beat Chris Rock after the comic made a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith.
“Keep my wife’s name out of your friggin’ mouth,” Smith yelled at Rock during the live TV broadcast as a stunned audience watched.
Rock appeared shaken when he told Smith he would no longer be talking about Pinkett-Smith. The comedian is not expected to press charges against Smith. USA Today reports. Smith has since publicly apologized for hitting Rock.
Fans compared Will Smith’s angry outburst to a fight that aired on 2015’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
It didn’t take long for fans to compare Smith’s slap to an incident that took place on 2015’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” In a Season 5 episode set in Amsterdam, Kim Richards stepped in an epic fight with Lisa Rinna and hurled insults at Rinna’s husband, actor Harry Hamlin, claiming that everyone knew “what he did.”
During the argument, Richards implied that Hamlin had some skeletons in his closet. “Shall we talk about the husband?” Richards asked.
At that moment, Rinna freaked out and threw herself across the table at Richards, smashing a wine glass on the table.
“Let me tell you something,” Rinna Richards warned. “Never touch my husband. NEVER fucking touch… Don’t you ever Damn it, go after my husband!!!”
The scene is considered one of the most epic defeats in Real Housewives history.
Hamelin later said Us Weekly He had no idea what Richards was referring to when she accused him of “doing” something, but he commended his wife for coming to his defense. “You and I would equally defend each other’s honor,” he told the outlet. “I was really proud of her … every time I see it I’m like, ‘You go girl!'”
On social media, fans compared the Oscar incident to the RHOBH scene.
“Will Smith really pulled off a Lisa Rinna at the #Oscars,” said one viewer tweeted.
“Will channeled his inner Lisa Rinna,” said another commenter wrote on reddit.
“Yes!” Another wrote. “It’s not funny, but it was crazy! Then he sits there and yells, “Keep my wife’s name out of your damn mouth!” Twice… Definitely Rinna in Amsterdam Vibes.”
Others joked that Rinna “did it first.”
The new season of RHOBH has a real connection to Will Smith
Other fans noted that the upcoming season 12 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills actually has a Will Smith crossover.
A newly announced member of the RHOBH cast, Sheree Zampino was married to Smith from 1993-1995 and they have one son together, Trey Smith, who is now 29 years old. according to insiders. Smith married Jada Pinkett in 1997 and they had two children, Jaden and Willow.
Shared in a post on her Instagram page On Oscar night, Zampino made it clear that she is still close to her ex-husband and considers him family. some fans also noted that Zampino attended an Oscar party with several of her new RHOBH co-stars, meaning Smith’s punch moment could be part of a storyline.
“Sheree Zampino is Will Smith’s ex and we’re on the verge of an #Oscars and #RHOBH crossover that we never saw coming,” another tweeted.
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