Billy Crystal Calls Will Smith Oscars Slap ‘An Assault’: ‘A Most Disturbing Incident For Sure’

Billy Crystal is weighing in on the Oscars shocker everyone is still talking about. The Hollywood icon didn’t hold back when reflecting on Will Smith slapping Chris Rock onstage at last month’s show, telling Bob Costas on HBO Max’s “Back on the Record” this week that he believes the moment definitely left a mark. “It was a most disturbing incident for sure. It was an assault,” he said.