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Video shows Jada Pinkett Smith laughing at Chris Rock joke immediately after Will Smith's slap at Oscars

A new video angle from Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony shows Jada Pinkett Smith laughing at celebrity-news” target=”_blank”>Chris Rock’s< slapped him.

Smith stormed events stage and slapped Rock after he made a joke about Pinkett Smith’s bald head while presenting an award.

“Will Smith just smacked the s— out of me,” Rock said as Smith walked off the stage.

The new video angle, which features a shot of Pinkett Smith from behind, shows the actress laughing at Rock’s comment.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith attend the 94th Academy Awards.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith attend the 94th Academy Awards.

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Rock’s remark came before Smith began yelling at the comedian from his seat.

“Keep my wife’s name out your f—ing mouth,” Smith could be heard yelling at Rock.

“Leave my wife’s name out your f—ing mouth,” he repeated.

The video prompted actor Michael Rapaport to question Pinkett Smith via Twitter on Thursday morning.

“People saying Will Smith was protecting Jada, Why wasn’t JADA protecting Will from literally ruining his entire career? My Wife would’ve been fighting me before I sat down for making an a–hole of myself & our family,” he wrote.

Less than an hour after slapping Rock on stage at the Academy Awards, Smith accepted the best actor award for his role in “King Richard.”

Will Smith hits Chris Rock, who was presenting the award for best documentary feature at the Oscars.

Will Smith hits Chris Rock, who was presenting the award for best documentary feature at the Oscars.
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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After a board of governors meeting, the Academy revealed it had “initiated disciplinary proceedings” against Smith. The actor has 15 days to submit a written response to be considered by the Academy.

The next board meeting will take place on April 18 and the Academy has said at that meeting it may take “any disciplinary action,” including expulsion or suspension.

Rock finally addressed the slap Wednesday night at his first comedy show since Sunday’s Oscars.

Jada Pinkett Smith, left, and Will Smith hold hands in the audience at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Jada Pinkett Smith, left, and Will Smith hold hands in the audience at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

“How was your weekend?” Rock asked the sold-out crowd at the Wilbur, a theater of 1,200 seats in boston” target=”_blank”>Boston<

Jada Pinkett Smith, left, and Will Smith appear in the audience at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Jada Pinkett Smith, left, and Will Smith appear in the audience at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Smith publicly apologized to Rock via Instagram.

“My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are a part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally.”

Will Smith, left, and Jada Pinkett Smith arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Will Smith, left, and Jada Pinkett Smith arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)
(AP Photo/John Locher)

“I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.”

Fox News’ Michael Ruiz contributed to this report.

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