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Oscars 2022 Recaps: ‘CODA' Wins Best Picture, While Onstage Slap Steals Show

It was a night of historic wins -- and a confrontation that left everyone stunned

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It was a high-energy night for Hollywood, as celebrities gathered en masse to celebrate the year's top achievements in the film industry — but it was a seemingly unscripted onstage confrontation that snatched the spotlight.

In a stunning moment, Will Smith confronted comedian and presenter Chris Rock on the Oscars stage, smacking him in an apparent response to a joke made at the expense of his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Shortly after, Smith won the Academy Award for best actor for his role in "King Richard."

"CODA" took home the night's top prize, while Troy Kotsur and Ariana DeBose made history with their respective wins and Ukrainian-born Mila Kunis issued a plea for help for the war-torn country.

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