“Power” star Omari Hardwick couldn’t help but smile after getting asked about his now-infamous double-kiss on Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. The high-profile actor pulled through for a new interview alongside cast members about the viral moment.
Instead of serving up an answer, Omari let his “Power” co-stars like 50 Cent and on-screen wife Naturi Naughton address the NAACP Image Awards incident.
Earlier this spring, Curtis Jackson went to Instagram and blamed Hardwick’s excitement for sparking his double-kiss.
“Man, it didn’t mean nothing. It didn’t mean nothing, man. He was just excited. What happened to being excited, man? He was excited. That was Beyoncé, blood. That’s Beyoncé, blood! Ha ha ha!”
Initially, Fif playfully trolled Hardwick about the kiss and suggested Bey’s husband JAY-Z would kill his “Power” character in show’s upcoming sixth season.
The cringe footage even sparked reactions from entertainers like Tyga and comedian D.L. Hughley.