“Will Smith Has Been Bullying Chris Rock All His Life”: Actor Who Made Bold Claim on Dwyane Wade’s Wife Comments on Oscars Slapgate

Published 04/19/2022, 4:30 PM EDT

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Actor Faizon Love does not shy away from controversies. He, earlier, made claims that he had an “entanglement” with Dwyane Wade’s current wife Gabrielle Union. Dwyane Wade responded to that in a particularly humorous manner. This time, he has given his opinion on the Will Smith-Chris Rock slapgate.

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To give a short background, actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock after the latter joked about Smith’s wife Jada during the 2022 edition of the Oscar Awards. After that, Smith cussed out Rock and told him to keep his wife’s name out of his mouth. Both of them have since apologized to each other. But, there has been a “fierce” debate on who was right and wrong. Various forms of analysis have been done on the incident. Many have given their takes on this situation. Faizon Love didn’t want to be left behind.

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Love came on the Vlad TV podcast and he gave a very “fresh” take on this situation. He said, “Chris has been bullied by Will Smith all his life“. When asked to clarify this comment, he replied, “Will Smith, that guy through high school. A macho type of guy, a high school football player“. He mentioned that during the incident, Smith became that bully and that if he was in that spot, he would be more resistant.

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Dwyane Wade and Faizon Love’s claims

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Faizon Love has never been shy of controversies, as said above. In 2014, he posted tweets defending Bill Cosby in the wake of the latter’s sexual assault allegations. He abused the accusers and comedian Hannibal Buress. In 2015, Love again defended Cosby and called fellow African Americans, who believed in the allegations, as spineless monkeys.

He also assaulted a valet at the John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Love was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault. He had received a $500 fine and a 180-day suspended jail sentence.

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In the basketball world, he once claimed that Dwyane Wade’s current wife Gabrielle Union had made out with him along with Vince Carter. According to him, they had “nice a** kiss“.

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Wade responded to this humorously with an Instagram post. He put Faizon’s face on his body, simulating that the actor actually married Union instead of the 3 time NBA champion. Union denied this in a tweet saying, ” “Now you know damn well,” accompanied by numerous skull emojis.

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Aditya Kar

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Aditya Kar is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He has completed both his Bachelors and Masters in History from Jamia Millia Islamia. He has been a fan of the NBA since 2011.
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