Nicki Minaj hails Will Smith slapping Chris Rock as ‘amazing eye-opening’ moment: ‘This is what every real man feels’
Posted by  badge Boss on Mar 28
Nicki said Smith has a ‘front row seat’ to Jada’s ‘pain’ (Picture: GC Images)

Nicki Minaj admits she understood where was coming from when he slapped in defence of his wife . 

The biggest moment of the Oscars 2022 saw , across the face after the comedian made a joke about Jada’s hair, despite the fact she battles with hair loss condition alopecia. 

Joining the growing number of Hollywood stars to weigh into the controversy, Minaj tweeted: ‘I love Chris Rock. I don’t think he would’ve made that joke had he known what Jada recently shared- but between him & the whole team @ the #Oscars you mean to tell me not ONE of y’all heard this woman just share this heartbreaking story? #ComeOnSon.

‘Here’s the thing… And this is such an AMAZING – EYE OPENING example of it.’ 

Minaj, 39, went on to describe how Smith has a ‘front row seat to his wife’s pain’ in light of Jada’s battle with alopecia, which she has openly discussed in recent months particularly, detailing how she’s struggled with confidence amid the severe loss of her hair. 

The Starships rapper continued: ‘He’s the 1 consoling her… drying her tears behind closed doors when those cameras go off. Social media has made ppl feel that these “husbands” won’t ever run into them in real life.

Nicki said she ‘loves’ Rock but understood where Smith was coming from (Picture: @nickiminaj, Twitter)

‘You just got to witness in real time what happens in a man’s soul when he looks over to the woman he loves & sees her holding back tears from a “little joke” at her expense. This is what any & every real man feels in that instant. while y’all seeing the joke he’s seeing her pain.’ 

She concluded: ‘Imagine what it must feel like to be losing your hair to the point where you have to shave it bald. You think that’s easy to deal with for anyone? You don’t think she’s cried about that many times? 2022 y’all gon have to see these men about those jokes you made about their wives.’ 

Many other celebrities have empathised with Smith fiercely defending his wife, with Cardi B’s husband Offset admitting he would have done the same. 

‘I feel you will smack the S**T out one you n****s bout my wife on national tv,’ he tweeted. 

Smith struck Rock across the face after stoming the stage at the Oscars (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)

The Migos rapper added: ‘Will smith the greatest to do it.’ 

He also retweeted a post from Hot 97 DJ Ebro, which said: ‘Don’t play with people’s wives n shit… kids too.’ 

Comedian Tiffany Haddish, who is close friends with Jada and co-starred together in the film Girls Trip, described I’ve ever seen’. 

Smith used his best actor acceptance speech at the Oscars to apologise to the Academy Awards and his fellow actors in the audience, but did not say sorry to Rock. 

However, Diddy has since claimed the two former friends have already made amends.