-Will Smith assaults presenter during live broadcast of Academy Awards
-The joke that he gave to his wife who suffered from ‘hair loss’ became a source of controversy
-Apologizes for assault after winning ‘Best Actor Award’
Actor Will Smith slaps and swears at a presenter who joked with his wife at the 94th Academy Awards, broadcast live around the world
At the Academy Awards ceremony held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, USA, Will Smith went up to the stage and slapped actor and comedian Chris Rock as a presenter when he joked about his wife’s shaved hairstyle.
Chris Rock joked about Will Smith’s wife, ‘I’m looking forward to a sequel to GI Jane’, a movie starring a shaved woman, and Will Smith went right up on stage, slapped him on the face and returned to his seat, and even told Rock to tell him his wife. He shouted and cursed at me not to mention my name.
Will Smith’s wife suffered from hair loss and now maintains a shaved hairstyle.
After winning the Best Actor award for ‘King Richards’, Will Smith said in his acceptance speech that he wanted to apologize to the Academy and all his colleagues, and hoped that the Academy would invite him again next year.
Regarding Will Smith’s assault on comedian Chris Rock at the awards ceremony, the Academy’s official social media account said, “The Academy does not tolerate any form of violence.”
In the meantime, the possibility of rejecting the award is being mentioned in the United States.
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