Shaq Gives His Take About ‘The Slap’, Reveals He Would Have Beaten Up Will Smith 

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Shaq Gives His Take About ‘The Slap’, Reveals He Would Have Beaten Up Will Smith 


Will Smith was the talk of town during this past Sunday’s Academy Awards.

Not only did he win an Oscar for best male actor, he also slapped Chris Rock live on stage for a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.



Everyone on the world seemed to have their own take on the topic. And now, during the most recent episode of his ‘Big’ Podcast, Shaquille O’Neal gave his take on ‘the slap’:


“No no he laughed and then Jada did like this. That’s when the PPL kicks in. Because all you married guys know – Unhappy wife, unhappy life.”


Shaq then applauded Chris Rock for being the bigger man and not retaliating to Will Smith slapping him. 


“There’s two sides of what Chris should have done. He was the bigger man, very corporate, didn’t do nothing, back came with a joke right away, that’s why I thought it was fake cause he is like, ‘wow, Will Smith just smacked the shit out of me’. Kudos to him for having the Martin Luther King mentality, take it on the cheek and continue to be peaceful.

Now, what I would have did, I would have told the people ‘lock the door’. There’s nobody leaving until I get the hold of him. If Denzel and Tyler Perry get in the way, they gonna get these hands. Ain’t no way you smack me, turn around and go sit down. I got to see you immediately, if I don’t see you immediately cause the corporate side kick in cause I don’t wanna lose all the endorsement that I got, I’mma see your ass at the back.”


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