Lupita Nyong’o Is An Instant Meme After Chris Rock And Will Smith’s Oscars Fight

Her reaction to the incident was so relatable.

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The 2022 Oscars took a strange turn when the normal broadcast was interrupted by an apparent fight between Chris Rock and Will Smith. Audiences didn’t quite know what to make of the moment, and neither did Lupita Nyong’o, whose reaction summed up a lot of people’s feelings.

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Nyong’o was seated right behind Smith, so the Oscars cameras caught her reactions.

Fans were able to watch Nyong’o realize in real time that there was tension between Rock and Smith, and that it didn’t seem like a comedic bit.

It appeared in one moment, Nyong’o thought Smith’s anger was a joke, and in the next, she realized it was not.

Fans were mostly confused by the spat, and it seemed like Nyong’o was as well.

Oscars audiences felt like they could see themselves in Nyong’o and her very pure reaction.

Other fans noted how calm Nyong’o was during a very shocking moment.

Nyong’o’s reaction helped fans make sense of an unexpected Oscars 2022 moment.

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