Chelsea Handler Praises Chris Rock's 'Confidence' After Will Smith's Oscar Slap

"It wasn't necessary to be reactive. I think the response has now been heard and it is appropriate, and people have really felt for him," he said.

"I love the way she handled it, and I respect her even more," said Chelsea Handler for Chris Rock.

American comedian Chelsea Handler has expressed her thoughts on Will Smith's shocking reaction to slapping Chris Rock on stage at the 2022 Oscars 

She also praised The Rock's confidence in handling the situation as he "handled himself that way" after the incident, adding,

I feel for him. He's an incredible guy. The way he handled it, I love him, and I respect him even more."

Handler's boyfriend, Joe Coe, also praised The Rock, saying