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Amy Schumer stands by the belief that the incident of Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars was painful for everyone.
Schumer appeared on the Wednesday episode of “The Howard Stern Show” where he said he felt somewhat hedged after describing the Oscar event as “traumatizing”.
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“People made fun of me for saying it was traumatizing,” Schumer told Stern. And! News. “But I don’t think it was traumatizing for me. I think it was traumatic for all of us. “
Schumer was particularly upset because he considered rock and The Roots drummer Questlav to be good friends. Rock was the recipient of the slap and Questlove received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature shortly after hearing the slap around the world.
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“Chris Rock is my best friend, like one of my best friends and one of Questlove and my best friends,” he said. “And so, to see it happen, to see your friend get hurt.”
“And then and Will Smith – whom I love and we all love forever – like I don’t remember a time when I didn’t think, ‘I love that guy. I didn’t do too much violence. I didn’t grow it at home or with anything. It was shocking. And it was a shock. “