Will Smith’s apparent slap at Chris Rock during the Oscars ceremony on Sunday night took over Twitter, with jokes, outrage and memes. But one image that was celebrated as the ultimate reaction to the moment isn’t what it appears to be: Best Actress nominee Nicole Kidman, looking on in apparent shock:
Turns out the viral image was actually snapped much earlier in the evening. Reuters photographers snapped a similar moment and noted that it was from before the show even began:
Footage from around the time of the attack shows Nicole was wearing husband Keith Urban’s jacket.
While the viral Nicole image didn’t feature her reaction to Will Smith, it will no doubt take its place in the pantheon of memes used as a reaction to anything and everything.
After all, Nicole’s been there before: