Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock after Oscars slap…International star Will Smith has apologized for the incident of assaulting Chris Rock, presenter of the 94th Academy Awards, which was a violent response from him after “Chris” made a joke about the health of Will Smith’s wife, Jada.
Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock after Oscars slap “I Was Out of Line and I Was Wrong”
In a statement posted on his official Instagram account, Will Smith said, “My behaviour at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are a part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally.”
Will Smith added, “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.”
“I would also like to apologize to the Academy, the producers of the show, all the attendees and everyone watching around the world. I would like to apologize to the Williams Family and my King Richard Family. I deeply regret that my behavior has stained what has been an otherwise gorgeous journey for all of us.” he wrote.
And he continued, “I am a work in progress … sincerely, Will.”
It is noteworthy that the most prominent event at the 94th Academy Awards ceremony, on Sunday night, was international star Will Smith, who slapped presenter Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife’s health. She suffers from alopecia areata, and thus she completely shaved her hair.
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