Will Smith apologizes for slapping Chris Rock

New York (AP) — Will Smith again apologizes for slapping Chris Rock during Oscar’s television broadcast in a new video, his actions are “unacceptable” and comedians to discuss the case I contacted them and was told…the lock wasn’t ready.

“I don’t think it was the right thing to do at that moment,” Smith said in a less than six-minute video posted online on Friday. “I’m deeply remorseful and ashamed of myself. To Rock, he said: “I’m here whenever you’re ready to speak.”

Wearing a polo shirt and white ball cap, Smith spoke directly to the camera and answered pre-selected questions. His actions when a comedian slapped presenter Rock at the Academy Awards on March 27 after mentioning the hairstyle of Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Smith also apologized to The Rock’s family, especially his mother, Rosalie. Rosalee was horrified to see her son injured, she told Us Weekly. Smith also apologized to Chris’ brother Tony Rock.

“I had no idea how many people were injured at that moment,” Smith said.

Smith also apologized to his family for “the heat I brought to all of us” and that his fellow Oscar candidate “stolen and hurt your moment”. He named Questlove. rice field. What was interrupted by the slap was the documentary award for the musician and director of “Summer of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution Could’t Be Televised)”. Rock went on stage to award a documentary award.

Smith also said his wife did nothing to encourage his slapping. “Jada had nothing to do with it,” he said. “I made my own choice.” Pinkett-Smith says she has alopecia areata, a hair loss disorder.

After a quarrel The Film Academy banned Smith from attending the Oscars and other Academy events for ten years. Smith apologized to The Rock in a statement after the Academy Awards, saying he was “off the mark and I was wrong.”

“Sorry, it’s not really enough,” Smith said in a video, hurt by not being able to impress the fans. “Disappointing people is my central trauma.”

Many speculated that in Pinkett Smith’s online series “Red Table Talk,” Smith would first appear on the camera to discuss slap, but he was surprised by follow-up questions and surprises. We chose to do so with a video post on social media with no questions asked.


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