Wanda Sykes called out the Academy for allowing Will Smith to stay at the Oscars after he slapped Chris Rock on stage.
Sykes, who served as a co-host for the award show Sunday night, recalled her version of events during a preview of Thursday's episode of "The Ellen Show."
"I just felt so awful for my friend Chris," she told DeGeneres.
"It was sickening. It was absolutely – I physically felt ill, and I'm still a little traumatized by it," Sykes added. She told Ellen that he should have been removed from the theater.
She taped the interview Wednesday, it will air next Thursday. Here is part of what she had to say: