The 2022 Oscars is definitely the biggest event of the week. The 94th Academy Awards saw glamor and talent come together under one roof. Of course, we brag about the honor -winning film. But there is another reason that caught our attention. We’re talking about the controversial moments that took place during the awards ceremony. From Will Smith’s slap on stage to DJ Khaled slamming the Oscar opening, we’ve seen it all. The following is a list of award show moments, over the years, that eventually became controversial.
1.Will Smith slap Chris Rock
Everyone was shocked when Will Smith took to the stage and slapped comedian Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair being cut close. After returning to his seat, Will Smith yelled at Chris Rock. FYI: Will Smith took home the Best Actor award for King Richard |
2.Marlon Brando turned down an Oscar
In 1973, Marlon Brando was announced Best Actor by the Academy for his iconic role in The Godfather. However, Marlon Brando had sent Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather to the awards ceremony and refused to accept Oscard.
3.Moonlight and La La Land Mix
In 2017, the award for Best Picture was mistakenly awarded to La La Land. As the team received the award on stage, producer Jordan Horowitz interrupted and explained that the real winner was Moonlight.
4. Kanye is harassing Taylor Swift
During the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift was given an award under the best female video category for her song You are mine. The musical sensation was at the center of the speech when Kanye took to the stage and grabbed a microphone from her only to say, “Beyonce has one of the best videos of all time.”
5.Angelina Jolie kissed her brother
In 2000, Angelina Jolie received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Women are disturbed. She shared a passionate kiss with her brother James Haven, which sparked controversy.
The awards show is always full of controversial incidents. What do you have to say about it?