Will Smith-Chris Rock (Will Smith Chris Rock slapping video) The Thappad scandal will go down as one of the most embarrassing and controversial moments in the history of the Academy Awards. However, netizens have a different opinion. Many people are in support of Will and some are supporting Chris. The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences (Academy Motion Pictures and Sciences) apologized to comedian Chris. “Mr Rock, we apologize for what you experienced on our stage and thank you for your good behavior at that moment,” the academy said in a statement, according to AFP news agency.
Earlier, the Academy issued a statement that read, “The Academy condemns the actions of Mr. Will Smith (Police Arrest Will Smith) on last night’s show. We have officially begun a formal review of the incident and We will pursue further action and consequences in accordance with our bylaws, standards of conduct, and California law.”
Academy condemns Will Smith
The Academy also tweeted after the incident, “The Academy condemns violence in any form. Today, we are delighted to celebrate the winners of our 94th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards), who are our peers and friends around the world. Deserves this moment of joy and recognition from movie buffs.
The police were ready to arrest Will Smith
Meanwhile, Oscar Awards producer Will Packer revealed that the police were ready to arrest Will Smith. In a statement to ABC TV, he said, “The police are saying, ‘We’re going to get him (Will Smith), we’re ready, we’re ready to pick him up now, we can charge him, we can”. You can arrest him. – They were offering options. Chris was – he was pretty much dismissive of those options. That’s all – I’m fine.”
Chris Rock slaps Will Smith, now Oscar Academy is taking action
Will Smith was slapped because of this
Let us inform that Chris Rock was one of the presenters of the 94th Academy Awards ceremony. He made fun of Will Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Jada has alopecia due to which she became bald. The comedian jokingly compared him to GI Gen 2. And after that Will Smith came on stage and slapped Chris.
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First Published: April 01, 2022, 17:01 IST