Mumbai: Will Smith also made headlines for showing his anger with CODA and Dunne at the 94th Academy Awards 2022 (94th Academy Awards 2022). Will Smith became so angry at Chris Rock’s joke with his wife Jada Pinkett Smith during the Oscar Awards that he slapped Chris Rock on stage (Will Smith’s Chris Rock controversy). After which the incident started being discussed everywhere. However, after this incident, when Will reached the stage to receive his Best Actor Oscar for ‘King Richard’, he also apologized to the Academy for his act and now he has also shared an official note in this regard.
Will Smith, sharing a post on his social media account, apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him. Will Smith writes in his post- ‘Violence in all its forms is poisonous and destructive. My behavior at the Academy Awards last night was unacceptable and unforgivable. Jokes are part of the job at my expense, but the joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally.’
He further wrote- ‘I want to publicly apologize to Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am ashamed and my actions were not indicating the person I want to be. There is no place for violence in the world of love and kindness. I also want to apologize to the Academy, the producers of the show, everyone in attendance and everyone watching around the world. I also want to apologize to the Williams family and our ‘King Richard’ family. I am deeply sorry that my actions have spoiled a grand journey for all of us.’
Posted by Will Smith. (Photo Credits: Instagram: @willsmith)
Let us tell you, during the Oscar Awards 2022, Will Smith was furious when Chris Rock made fun of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s look. At first Will laughed, but then he got a little serious after seeing Jeddah’s reaction. Then he went on stage, slapped Chris Rock and came downstairs. Coming here, he shouted loudly and warned Creek not to name his wife. However, he later apologized to the Academy, accepting the Best Actor Oscar for his actions.
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First Published: March 29, 2022, 07:05 IST