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The Dodgers’ Will Smith is paying the price for 2022 Oscars slap

Will Smith’s afternoon on the ballpark included a downpour of boos — and a slap hit to the outfield.

The Dodgers catcher, who occurs to share a reputation with a sure Academy Award winner now at the center of a 2022 Oscars scandal, was greeted Thursday with jeers from the gang throughout LA’s spring coaching sport in opposition to the Texas Rangers in Arizona.

Upon making his technique to the plate, the 27-year-old then hit the ball into deep center field for a triple. Sadly for Smith, his Dodgers misplaced to the Rangers, 8-2.

Will Smith of the Dodgers in October 2021
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Thursday’s sport comes days after actor Will Smith slapped Oscars presenter Chris Rock on stage at Sunday’s Academy Awards. The comic, 57, had been presenting the award for Greatest Documentary and made a joke in regards to the bald head of Smith’s spouse, Jada Pinkett Smith, who suffers from alopecia and has been open about her hair loss struggles.

“Maintain my spouse’s title out of your f—king mouth,” Smith, 53, screamed contained in the Dolby Theatre.

Within the moments following the incident, Smith acquired the Greatest Actor award for his work as Richard Williams, the daddy of tennis superstars Venus and Serena, within the movie “King Richard.”

Actor Will Smith slaps comedian Chris Rock on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Oscars
Actor Will Smith slaps comic Chris Rock on Sunday, March 27, 2022, on the Oscars
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The Academy has since condemned Smith’s actions, with conflicting reports rising about whether or not the actor was asked to leave the ceremony.

Smith apologized publicly to Rock on Monday.

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