Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock Again Publicly in a New Video

Will Smith Regrets His Outburst and Said Sorry to Chris Rock Publicly

 

The much-publicized Oscars incident involving Will Smith and Chris Rock at this year’s Academy Awards sparked global attention. During the ceremony, Smith slapped Rock on live television in response to a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Following a text-based apology on Instagram, Smith took to YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook to post a video apology, addressing Rock directly and expressing remorse for his unacceptable behavior.

In the video, Smith mentioned reaching out to Rock, who conveyed that he’s not ready to talk yet. Smith reiterated his apology and offered to talk whenever Rock feels comfortable. Explaining his failure to apologize during his Best Actor acceptance speech, Smith cited being emotionally overwhelmed at that moment.

Reflecting on the incident, Smith expressed a desire to apologize not only to Rock but also to Rock’s mother and family. Acknowledging the complexity of the situation, he specifically mentioned Tony Rock, Chris’s younger brother, with whom he had a good relationship.

Following the altercation, Smith resigned from the Academy and received a ten-year ban from attending its ceremonies. He publicly apologized to Chris Rock, expressing regret for his behavior and acknowledging the need to understand the complexities of the situation.

In his statement, Smith vowed to unpack the details of the incident but emphasized that he recognized the inappropriateness of his actions. He also assured that he and Rock would find a way to mend their relationship in the future. Lastly, Smith expressed regret to his wife and children for the turmoil brought upon the family.

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