The shocking incident of Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Academy Awards immediately shocked the public. In the event that fought for the Oscar, Will Smith looked very emotional.
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After slapping Chris Rock for not accepting his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, being roasted, Will Smith burst into tears. This happened because he received the best actor award for his role as Richard Williams in the film King Richard.
In his speech, Will Smith apologized for the incident that occurred on the Oscars stage. He also apologized to the committee and other nominees.
"I want to apologize to the Academy. I want to apologize to all my fellow nominees. This is a beautiful moment and I didn't cry to win the award," said Will Smith in tears.
Will Smith also apologized for acting like a madman. He hoped the Academy Awards would not give up on inviting him again.
"I look like a crazy dad, like they say about Richard Williams. But love makes you do crazy things," he said.
"Thank you for this moment. And thank you on behalf of Richard and the entire Williams family. I hope the Academy invites me back."
As is known, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on the Oscar 2022 stage. This happened after the comedian made a joke about his wife's bald head, Jada Pinkett Smith.
Chris Rock said that now bald Jada could fill the sequel to G.I Jane 2, the film starring Demi Moore with a bald head.
Will Smith was so emotional that he shouted at Chris Rock not to say his wife's name again. It is known, Jada Pinkett Smith experienced hair loss after battling Alopecia, hair loss caused by an autoimmune disease.