Not even Hollywood's most impenetrable cool kids were safe from ridicule in the hours and days that followed the 2022 Oscars, when "The Slap" became the unique, worldwide.
Top of the list is Zo Kravitz, who sharply criticised Smith's slap in a post from the ceremony with the caption, "here's a picture of my outfit at the performance where we are probably.
The already chaotic online moment was pivotal and amplified the response (and mockery) on the internet (Kravitz eventually deleted the post). But it seems like she's making amends.
In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, she states, "I have really conflicted views about it. "I regret the way I handled that.
And that's all right. Kravitz acknowledged her personal remorse over the circumstance, but she also said that the events that led to her decision to delete the posts were a little "frightening."
"Because art is about communication, it's mostly frightening. I think the point should always be that. Conversation is the polar opposite of the internet. People put things on the internet.