THB #108: Oscars in Pieces: Piece 2

Listen now (12 min) | And now… Mr. Smith Goes To Stupidtown. Whatever Will Smith thought of Chris Rock’s off-the-cuff joke, there were a variety of ways to handle it aside from what he did. He could have just shouted from his seat, “That wasn’t funny… my wife has Alopecia… lay off!”, which would still have been wildly inappropriate for a live broadcast, especially one where you were expecting to win, essentially, a lifetime achievement award for one film you were in.

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