A Facebook group called A Woman’s Soul reposted Chris Rock’s apology to Will Smith.

The post got 77K likes, 4.4K comments, and over 20K shares.

The top comment was a post that said “Chris Rock should have hit Will Smith back.”

The comment got over 1.6K likes.

“yes Will deserved a hit back but it wasn’t the right time or place to handle it!!!” another said.

However, fans say that they gained respect for Chris Rock after the incident.

“He has no reason to apologize. He’s a comedian. That’s what he does,” another said.

“Jada and Will need to apologize and get an attitude adjustment,” another wrote.

They added, “All respect I had for Will Smith is gone.”