By now, you've no doubt heard about the Oscar night spectacle in which actor Will Smith marched onstage and smacked comedian Chris Rock across the face for making a joke about Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
Soon after, anyone with a platform and an opinion (which is pretty much everyone these days) was offering up their ideas on what caused Smith's explosive meltdown, and many were quick to find a way to blame, you guessed it, former President Donald Trump.
During an episode of his SiriusXM radio show, Howard Stern said he'd cracked the code on Smith's bizarre behavior:
"Will Smith and Trump are the same guy," Sherlock Stern deduced.
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“[Smith] open-hand, with a lot of force, smacks [Rock] right in the mouth on TV,” Stern said. “Now the first thing I said to myself was ‘what the f*** is going on, is this a bit?’ Because where is security? This is a live television event. Not one person came out, because he’s Will Smith, this is how Trump gets away with sh**. Will Smith and Trump are the same guy.
He decided he’s going to take matters into his own hands, you know, at a time when the world is at war. Bad timing, man. Calm your f***ing a** down," he added.
Mediaite's tweet highlighting the segment of Stern's show got mixed reviews: