Will Smith’s decision to slap Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars led to some

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unexpected ramifications. For starters, it completely stole the show at the awards

Nothing that happened before or after the moment mattered,

including Smith’s Best Actor victory for his portrayal as Richard Williams in King Richard.

Beyond that, it also led to a cascade of sports

media personalities speaking out about what transpired. Everyone from

tennis GOAT Serena Williams to polarizing Patrick

 Mahomes wife Brittany Matthews weighed in.