Will Smith makes emotional Very apology to Chris Rock in new video On YOUTUBE
Will Smith is talking about issues surrounding the Oscars Slap issue in his very first apology on camera following the incident.
He, the actor who left winning an Oscar for best actor on the same night he was slapped by Chris Rock on the stage of the awards, uploaded an online video entitled “It’s been a Minute” Friday addressing some of the questions that people were asking after the incident, such as the reason he didn’t apologize for Chris Rock in the acceptance address.
Smith’s apology on Friday also extended to Rock’s mom as well as his brother comedian Tony Rock.
On the day following on the day of Academy Awards, Smith apologized to Rock and the Academy in an Instagram post on March 28.
“Violence in all its forms is harmful as well as destructive” Smith wrote at the time. “My conduct at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and unacceptable.”
In the video released on Friday, Smith has criticized the sexy “irreparable” behavior.
“I can assure everyone that there’s none of me who believes that this is the best manner to act at that time. There’s not a single part of me that believes that this is the best way to deal with an attitude of disrespect or even insults.”
“King Richard “King Richard” actor’s apology was followed by an apology to the other nominees, specifically Questlove who took home his very first Oscar with his “Summer of Soul” documentary. His win wasn’t without a hitch due to the chaos that was engulfed the room after Smith struck Rock.
“I have the ability to still look into the eyes of Questlove. The incident occurred on the day Questlove received his award. “I’m sorry” isn’t enough.” Smith said in the video.
Questlove did not speak to the issue on during the evening of the Oscars However, Questlove did make a joke about it while presenter at the Grammy Awards the next week. He asked that the audience remain “500 feet from me” when he handed out the prize for the best the best song that was the best song of the year.
“Disappointing individuals is my main anxiety. I hate it when I let people down. It affects me emotionally and psychologically to be aware that I didn’t be the person people expected me to be and perception of me.” Smith said.
“The task I’m trying accomplish is that I’m deeply regretfuland I’m working to not be ashamed of myself. embarrassed of myself. Right? I’m human and I’ve made a wrong decision and I’m trying to not imagine myself as a part from (expletive).”
Two months after the Oscars and a week following Smith officially quit the Academy following his actions and actions, Smith was banned from the Academy by its Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences barred Smith from participating in Academy events which included the Oscars for a period of 10 years.
“I acknowledge and acknowledge the academy’s decision” Smith said in a statement to USA TODAY that was sent by his rep Meredith O’Sullivan at the time.
Smith continued his Friday interview: “I know it was difficult, and I’m sure it was horrifying and I’m here to tell you I am incredibly committed and determined to bring sunshine, love, and happiness to the world. If you’re patient and keep me in mind, I’ll guarantee that we’ll be be friends once again,” he concluded the video.