Marlon Wayans Claims He Would’ve Fought Will Smith Had He Slapped Him At Oscars Stage

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Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars has been quite an incident. It sparked a lot of debate among people, and everyone had their own take on the matter. Several celebrities spoke on the issue. The latest to offer their opinion on the matter is Marlon Wayans.


Wayans has an interesting take on the incident.  If the actor/comedian is to be believed, he may have done things differently than Chris Rock had done on that night.

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Marlon Wayans Claims He Would’ve Fought Back Had Smith Smacked Him

Marlon Waynes claimes he would have fought back had smith slapped him
Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars.

Wayans recently had a chat with Big Boy, on the ‘Big Boy T.V.’  He offered his take on the slapping incident. and said: “If somebody’s walking on my stage, I know you that ain’t coming up to give me five,”  “Like at a point, you gotta go, ‘Oh yeah he’s trying to harm me.’”

Adding further, he told Big Boy, “You gotta protect yourself. If that was me, I got an elbow for you. It’s a fight, you come on my stage, we fighting.”

Catch The Whole Conversation Here:


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You Don’t Get Mad on Comedians for Jokes!

Marlon Waynes claimes he would have fought back had smith slapped him
Marlon Waynes

Marlon Waynes, a comedian himself, explained, “you don’t go to a comedy show and be mad when they tell jokes, that’s what you there for,” “I think people in their right mind know better, I don’t think people gonna go, ‘I’m gonna get up and slap you.”


Needless to say, Waynes being a comedian himself, empathizes with Rock for what happened on that fateful Oscars night.

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Wayans Reached Out To Smith and Rock After The Incident At The Oscars

Marlon Waynes claimes he would have fought back had smith slapped him
Will Smith and Marlon Waynes

Marlon Wayans did reach out to Smith following the slapping incident at the Oscars.


He said, “I was like, ‘Hey brother you may want to go get you about three hours of therapy,’” “15 hours this week, you need to sit down with a therapist and have a long talk. Something is going on with you.’ And that wasn’t him. See, I don’t have that kind of pressure. He’s been Black excellence for 30 years, I’ve been Black alrightness, ain’t too much pressure. … People expect me to do dumb stuff, but him? Nah, not Will.”

To be even, Wayans also reached out to Chris Rock, who was at the receiving end of Smith’s anger at the Oscars night.

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