WATCH: Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at Oscars

WATCH: Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at Oscars

Will Smith, who won his first-ever Oscar for Best Actor, slapped comedian Chris Rock live on TV after he made a joke about his wife's bald head. Watch the moment below. 

Chris Rock and Will Smith

American comedian Chris Rock took to the Oscar's stage on Sunday night to introduce the nominees for the Best Documentary Feature Award.

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Rock made jokes about several audience members, including actor Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, who wore her hair short.

Rock made a joke about her short hair and after the joke, a visibly upset Smith stormed the stage and slapped Rock in the face. 

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Smith then repeatedly yelled, “Keep my wife’s name out of your f-ing mouth!”

Pinkett Smith has previously spoken about her struggle with hair loss disorder, alopecia. 

Moments later, Smith won the award for Best Actor for his role as tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams' father, Richard, in the film, 'King Richard'.

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Smith later apologised while making his Best Actor acceptance speech.

"I want to apologise to the Academy. I want to apologise to all my fellow nominees. Art imitates life. I look like the crazy father, just like they said about Richard Williams. But love will make you do crazy things."

Watch the moment below:

Disclaimer: Video contains strong language

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