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13. Thats why I have mixed feelings about the incident.
Mon Mar 28, 2022, 05:04 PM
Mar 2022

Don't get me wrong- Smith should be punished for hitting Chris Rock. But if some guy was belittling my wife, or kid, or mother in a way that upset them, I might give that guy ONE chance to apologize before I smack him across the face.

Violence is unacceptable. Period. [View all] liberalmediaaddict Mar 2022 OP
Yes SoCalDavidS Mar 2022 #1
The Academy supposedly has a zero tolerance JenniferJuniper Mar 2022 #2
If a stranger had made their way in and punched Rock...n/t leftstreet Mar 2022 #4
Obviously, the Academy DOES NOT HAVE a zero tolerance policy against violence. Raster Mar 2022 #5
Smith is having an emotional / mental breakdown. That should factor. nt LexVegas Mar 2022 #3
Is he? I hadn't heard that... dixiechiken1 Mar 2022 #7
Sure seems like it. If you watch him during and immediately after the joke, he was laughing BlackSkimmer Mar 2022 #10
Thats why I have mixed feelings about the incident. TheRealNorth Mar 2022 #13
If he was that unstable, he should have stayed home. tinrobot Mar 2022 #14
Or possibly just plain drunk Mr.Bill Mar 2022 #19
So is he going to be placed in a conservatorship SoonerPride Mar 2022 #26
Nah Lunabell Mar 2022 #6
Nah. You can't even hit a NAZI, but I would be hard pressed to harshly criticize someone who did. DemocratSinceBirth Mar 2022 #9
Well, there is the phrase, "the only good nazi is a dead Nazi". That was from WWII, but madinmaryland Mar 2022 #21
I firmly believe in this. The Grand Illuminist Mar 2022 #8
It's also illegal last time I checked liberalmediaaddict Mar 2022 #12
He was arrested for aggravated assault in 1989 The Grand Illuminist Mar 2022 #15
Yeah, Smith had 40 lbs on Rock. Don't believe for a second Smith slaps Dave Chapple who is swolte uponit7771 Mar 2022 #24
I thought this OP might be about the war in Ukraine, panader0 Mar 2022 #11
Indeed. The placement and investment of passion can be telling Torchlight Mar 2022 #17
Verbal abuse is also unacceptable. Period. pinkstarburst Mar 2022 #16
Comparing Jada to an athletic badass Demi More is "verbal abuse" ?! I'm not getting this at all .. uponit7771 Mar 2022 #22
I disagree. NutmegYankee Mar 2022 #18
To me what's insane is the media referring to it as a "slap". Initech Mar 2022 #20
+1, we all saw Smith LAUGHING too !! Now people are trying to gas light and say he didn't get the uponit7771 Mar 2022 #23
If that's a blanket statement its absurd, violence is perfectly acceptable under some circumstances. Dial H For Hero Mar 2022 #25
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