will smith hit chris rock on oscar award

Will Smith defeated Chris Rock at the television Oscars

Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved head, which looked bad for her husband, Will Smith.

Rock presented the award for Best Documentary: "Sure, I love you, 'GI Jane 2', I can't wait to see it."

The camera looks at Pinkett Smith, who averted her eyes as she sat next to Smith.

"That's great," Rock said, not seeming to respond to the comedy.

Pinkett Smith speaks openly about her fight against alopecia,

an autoimmune disorder that leads to hair loss rock then said, "Ah," and laughed as Smith 

approached him on the podium and punched rock in the face.

According to CNN reporter Stephanie Elam, who was in the auditorium, Rock heard the hit. 

Smith said twice during the incident, according to Elam,

"Don't take my wife's name out of your mouth!"

Rock replied, "Oh, wow." For domestic viewers, 

"Richard Williams was a fierce defender of his family," Smith said in his speech, fighting back tears.

told Smith and Rock that he would arrange things "as a family" later.

He said that, in the entertainment industry, performers are forced to "take abuse" as "people talk crazy about you."