Academy Condemns Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences condemned Will Smith’s comments at the Oscars about Chris Rock.

“The Academy does not condone violence of any form,” the Academy tweeted. “Tonight we are delighted to celebrate our 94th Academy Awards winners, who deserve this moment of recognition from their peers and movie lovers around the world.”

Smith slapped Rock following a GI Jane joke about Rock’s wife.