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- Watch the uncensored moment Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars, drops F-bomb
- a take
- assault and battery
- Do you think Will Smith was justified in slapping Chris Rock?
- How would you have responded if you were Chris Rock?
- When the joke was first told Will actually laughed. A few seconds later, he started walking up to the stage. What do you think happened during that time?
- In what situations is a violent response justified?
- Can it be justified by words or comments only?
- Does the type of response matter? Slap, punch, beating?
- Would you want your significant other to respond with a physical attack if you were insulted?
Would it matter if it was on a live global broadcast?
- Do you think security personnel should have done anything at that time?
- How would you respond if you saw something like this?
- Do you think this is an example of toxic masculinity or the return of chivalry?
- How do you feel about ‘roasts’ or insult comedy? What is OK to joke about and what ‘crosses the line’?
- What kind of stand-up comedy do you like?
- Does this make you more or less likely to see a Will Smith or Chris Rock movie?
- Do you think an artist and their art should be separated? If an artist has done something reprehensible, is it still OK to see their move, read their book, etc.?