Everyone has been talking about Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars after he made a nasty joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith.
The actor has apologized to Chris Rock, the Academy, and others after breaking his silence. In a long message on Instagram, Will said that he was wrong and that his actions had embarrassed him.
“It’s part of the job to make jokes at my expense,” he wrote, “but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to handle, and I reacted emotionally.” “I’d like to make a public apology to you, Chris.”
I was out of line, and I was completely incorrect. I’m humiliated, and my actions did not reflect the guy I aspire to be. Violence has no place in a world of love and peace. ” “Violence in all forms is poisonous and harmful,” the Philadelphia native added.
He apologized to the Academy, the show’s producers, attendees, and viewers as the message progressed. However, given that he won the best actor award for his performance in “King Richard,” he felt obligated to apologize to Venus and Serena Williams, as well as the rest of the cast and crew.profoundly sorry that my actions have tarnished what has otherwise been a magnificent experience for all of us,” he wrote. “I’m still working on myself.”
The post received over 10,000 likes and comments. While there were a lot of positive responses to Will’s apology, many people also believed that Chris needed to apologize as well. “Well said!” one person said. You’ve earned our forgiveness!!!Now all we have to do is wait for Chris’ apology so we can learn and move on!!! “