The Oscars 2023 kickstarted on Sunday with comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosting the show. Talking about the Oscars host, the talk about infamous Will Smith slap gate was indeed mentioned by comedian Will Smith slap gate. Not only Kimmel roasted Academy Awards but also Hollywood actor Will Smith for losing his calm and slapping the host on stage. Here's what Jimmy Kimmel said-

"We want you to have fun, feel safe and, most importantly, we want me feel safe,” Kimmel told the audience.. “So, we have strict policies in pace. If anyone in this theater commits an act of violence at any point during the show, you will be awarded the Oscar for best actor and permitted to give a 19-minute long speech. But seriously, the academy has a crisis team in place. If anything unpredictable or violent happens during the show, sit there and do absolutely nothing. Maybe even give the assailant a hug.”

“And if any of you get mad at a joke and decide you want to get jiggy with it — it’s not going to be easy,” Kimmel concluded, then shouting out fighters in the audience like Michael B. Jordan’s Creed and Michelle Yeoh.

Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars while the latter was presenting the best documentary feature category. Rock made a controversial joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head, which she shaved following an alopecia diagnosis. After the slap, Smith returned to his seat and repeatedly screamed at Rock, “Keep my wife’s name out your fucking mouth!” The ceremony continued with Smith remaining in attendance as he won the best actor Oscar for his performance in “King Richard.” After the backlash, Smith resigned from the Academy a few days after the Oscars ceremony.

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