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'New Batman': Twitter after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock during Oscars 2022

Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock on the stage of Oscars 2022 had social media users draw similarities between what unfolded and a popular Batman meme where he slaps Robin.

March 28, 2022 / 07:06 PM IST
The internet equated Will Smith smacking Chris Rock on the face during Oscars 2022 to the popular meme of Batman.

The internet equated Will Smith smacking Chris Rock on the face during Oscars 2022 to the popular meme of Batman.

The viral moment of Oscars 2022 -- when actor Will Smith slapped presenter Chris Rock who cracked a joke on Smith’s wife, actor Jada Pinkett Smith -- stunned people across the world and turned into fodder for meme makers on social media.


Social media is rife with users equating the slap with a popular Batman meme. Some users are even talking of replacing Batman and Robin in the memes with Will Smith and Chris Rock.