Chris Rock has declined to file a police report, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Will Smith, the Oscar winner. Used his address at the Oscars yesterday to apologize for slapping presenter Chris Rock over a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith only minutes before. Will, on the other hand, did not apologize to Chris.
Last night, he did so in an Instagram post in which he named Chris Rock and apologized to everyone who attended to and watched the Oscars. The Williams family, and the “King Richard family” – Will Smith won Best Actor for his role as Richard Williams, father of tennis players Venus and Serena.
If Will Smith’s tearful Oscar speech didn’t adequately address his public attack. His Instagram post did: “I would publicly like to apologize to you, Chris,” he began the post, before concluding, “I am a work in progress.”
Will Smith won Best Actor shortly after and gave an emotional acceptance speech. Blaming his actions on love and apologizing to the Academy and his fellow nominees.
When Chris Rock made a harsh remark about Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair. Which she loses due to alopecia, Will Smith walked up to him and slapped him. The incident was caught on tape in front of millions of people across the world while a live broadcast.
Finally, Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock by name. In addition.Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock
Will Smith’s Instagram post helped to correct this. “I’d like to apologize to you publicly, Chris.” I was out of line and incorrect at the same time. I’m humiliated, and my behavior does not reflect the man I want to be. “Violence is poisonous and harmful in all of its forms,” he wrote. adding, “There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness.” Last night’s Academy Awards were both dreadful and unforgivable in terms of my behavior.
I’m used to jokes about my physical condition, but one about Jada’s illness was too much for me to take. And I reacted emotionally.” Will Smith was irritated when Chris Rock made a GI Jane joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shorn head. Jada went public with her alopecia fight a few years ago.
Smith sign off his speech by calling himself a “work in progress.” Will Smith’s full statement can be seen here:
Will Smith returned to his seat after slapping Chris Rock and said. “Keep my wife’s name out of your f*****g lips!” Later, upon accepting the Best Actor award, Will Smith cried and said. “I’d like to express my regret to the academy. I’d want to express my regret to all of my fellow nominees… Life imitates art. Like Richard Williams, I have the appearance of a mad father. Love, on the other hand, will drive you insane.” During the previous commercial break, he also disclosed what fellow Best Actor nominee Denzel Washington told to him: “Thank you Denzel. Who say to me a few minutes ago… he say, ‘at your highest moment, be careful, that’s when the devil comes for you.'”
The 53-year-old actor apologized once more to the Academy, as well as everyone else. In his message: “I’d also like to apologize to the Academy, the show’s producers, all of the guests. And everyone across the world who was watching. I’d like to extend my condolences to the families of Williams and King Richard. I apologize if my actions have spoiled what has otherwise been a fantastic adventure for all of us.”
Will Smith remark of the Academy and the Oscars, “I hope they invite me back.” This may now be calle into question. Following the event. The Academy issue a brief statement saying it “condones violence in any form.” It is also say to be meeting to decide what, if any, action to take. Meanwhile, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, Chris Rock has declined to file a police report.
Will Smith and his family posed for photos in the press room after the Oscars. After that, he went to the Vanity Fair after-party. Where he was seen dancing and snapping selfies as if Slapgate had never happen.
Will Smith is a Hollywood A-lister who has starred in blockbusters such as Ali. The Pursuit of Happyness, the Men in Black trilogy, and the Bad Boys flicks, to mention a few. He is also the star of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, a successful television series.