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Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett, who suffers from alopecia, weighed in on Bill Maher’s Oscar slap by sharing her views on Will Smith’s open hand smack in the face of Chris Rock due to the unfortunate “GI Jane” joke about Smith.
In the April 1 edition of HBO’s “Real Time”, Maher gave Smith a jolt in his single word, which he said “heard the Sakar Punch ‘all over the world.”
“I just want to say to Will Smith, I’m back with you, brother – stay strong,” Maher said before adding, “April Fools, you ad ** k.”
Maher sneered, “I’m not here to insult Will Smith, he’s enough at home.”
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Maher goes on to argue that losing Pinkett Smith’s hair is not a big deal, noting that “comparing Demi Moore to her hottest is not the worst insult I’ve ever heard in the world.”
Maher added: “I mean, alopecia, it’s not leukemia, right? Alopecia is when your hair falls out … there are worse things. “
Later in the news of the ceremony PeopleMaher initially admitted that he thought the rock had gone too far, until he did a Google search for “alopecia”.
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“If you’re so lucky in life that it could be your medical problem, just say ‘Thanks God’,” says Maher.
“It simply came to our notice then. That part – for most people, 80 percent men, 50 percent women – is part of aging, “he continued.
“Aging is, believe me, it’s the decay of flesh. It happens to all of us, “Maher added. “And you know, like everyone else at the Oscars, ** Wear the King Wig if it bothers you too much.”