15 Times Celebs Were Slapped, Humiliated, Or Sabotaged Onstage In Front Of Everyone


    Throwing things at celebrities, storming the stage they're on, and doing anything that violates their personal space and boundaries IS NOT OK. Here are 15 times celebs were attacked, humiliated, or sabotaged onstage in front of everyone:

    1. Well, obviously, for starters, Will Smith smacked Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars:

    VIA JAPANESE TELEVISION: The uncensored exchange between Will Smith and Chris Rock


    Context: Chris made an offensive joke about Jada Pinkett Smith looking like "G.I. Jane." Jada has been open about her struggles with alopecia, which causes hair loss. She looked as if the joke hurt her feelings, which led to Will storming the stage.

    2. Sharon Osbourne threw a drink on Megan Hauserman on the Charm School reunion stage:

    Sharon standing up and throwing a drink on a seated Megan

    3. When Burt Reynolds threw his drink on Marc Summers:

    Marc saying "I'm still married, by the way," to Burt on the talk show, and Burt pouring his drink on Marc's shirt

    4. Dave Chappelle was attacked with a replica gun that had a blade during the 2022 Netflix Is a Joke festival this week:

    #davechappelle attacked at #hollywoodbowl #netflixisajoke

    Twitter: @abazar

    Context: As Dave was introducing the artist duo Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli, a man attacked him. A group of 10 or so attendees then beat the man on the ground as security rushed in to handle the situation.

    5. Olivia Wilde was served custody papers onstage at CinemaCon:

    Olivia holding a large manila envelope stamped "Personal and Confidential"

    6. Justin Bieber was hit with a bag of Sour Patch Kids and a T-shirt at the 107.9 the End's show in 2010.

    7. Harry Styles was hit with a water bottle onstage in 2015:

    A long-haired Harry holding a microphone and then ducking

    8. Beyoncé was grabbed onstage by a fan in Brazil in 2013:

    Blurry image of person embracing Beyoncé onstage

    9. And another fan slapped Beyoncé during the same tour in Denmark:

    10. Someone threw a lemon at Ariana Grande during her 2019 Coachella set:


    Twitter: @KayleighPerezz

    Context: During her final Coachella performance, while singing "Break Your Heart Right Back," Ariana was hit by a lemon. "What the fuck? That’s 'cause one of y’all threw a lemon at me. Shit," she said.

    11. A fan stole Billie Eilish's ring during her ACL Festival show in 2019:

    billie realizing her ring had been stolen a year ago today (october 12, 2019)

    Twitter: @eilishrewind

    Context: "Somebody stole my fucking ring," Billie said. "Ugh, guess that's my fault. Keep that shit. Take care of that shit."

    12. A fan stormed the stage during Mariah Carey's 2012 performance of "Hero" in Monaco:

    Blurry image of Mariah being hugged by someone onstage

    13. And a fan STORMED the stage during Taylor Swift's performance of "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" on the Red tour:

    14. Someone threw a shoe at DaBaby while he was onstage at the Rolling Loud festival:

    @megan_rapoza @asiasenee_ @jackharlow “I think he said adidas” 😂😂

    Rolling Loud / Via Twitter: @iambryantb

    Context: In a now-infamous line, DaBaby responded, "Who the fuck threw that motherfucking, busted-ass goddamn Adidas?"

    15. And lastly, someone threw some object at Jack Harlow during his show:

    Context: Someone threw an object at Jack while he was onstage. He handled the situation well, citing DaBaby's now-infamous Adidas line.