The filmmaker was one of the ones rallying around Smith in the wake of the shocking moment. Perry also defended his own actions, saying he wasn't "comforting" Smith but "de-escalating" the situation.
The former reality star talks racism accusations, Will Smith and why PC culture is "no way to live."
Chris Rock's mother, Rose Rock, told local South Carolina station WIS-TV she initially thought the moment was staged
Will Smith posed for snapshots with a few fans, including one airport security guard, when he arrived at a private airport in Mumbai on Saturday
The former One Direction star has blamed his “ever-changing” twang on too many drinks and his living arrangements which saw him staying in a house with Germans and Texans.
From Will Smith slapping Chris Rock to getting death threats over the Kirsten Dunst seat-filler bit, the comedian candidly answered Howard Stern's many questions on the topic on his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday.
David Oyelowo worries that Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars "will have a negative effect on the ongoing push for inclusion" in Hollywood.
The actress, who played Will's younger cousin Ashley Banks, shared her thoughts about his outburst after taking a week to digest the shocking moment. She said what he did was wrong, but she still believes in him.
Amy Schumer calls the slap seen around the world — Will Smith hitting Chris Rock at the Oscars — a "f***ing bummer."
Slow Horses might not reinvent the wheel, but it does give audiences a genuinely great actor breathing life into a unique literary creation.
Will Packer said the police were prepared to arrest Smith and that he didn't speak with him at all on the day of the Oscars.
Pedro Almodóvar, who was sitting a few feet from the Smiths at the Oscars, gives his take on "the violent episode."
Wanda Sykes says the Academy's handling of Will Smith was "gross" and that she's disappointed by "the industry itself.
Chris Rock's world tour tickets surge and almost sold out following his slap from Will Smith at Oscars.
"He is a very even, people person," said Carolyn Smith, 85. "I've never seen him do that."