Will Smith, the Hollywood superstar who shocked many of his fans and the movie world by slapping Chris Rock on the Oscars stage, released a video on Friday in which he apologizes to the comedian. The star of Men In Black and Independence Day had already apologized in a press release the day after this bellows which had eclipsed the entire evening of the Oscars on March 27. Will Smith further details his feelings this time. “I reached out to Chris and the message that came back was that he is not ready to talk and when he is he will contact me,” he said. he says, white cap on his head, in this almost six-minute video posted on social networks. “So I’m telling you, Chris, I apologize to you. My behavior was unacceptable, and I’m here as soon as you’re ready to talk,” he added, sitting on an armchair and surrounded by green plants. He also apologized to Chris Rock’s mother and brother, as well as to his own family, including his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. last, suffering from alopecia – a disease causing significant hair loss, which she revealed to suffer from a few years ago – which had triggered the scandal. Will Smith suddenly took the stage and slapped Chris Rock under the dumbfounded eyes of celebrities and viewers. The 53-year-old actor — who shortly after received the best actor award for his role in The Williams Method — yelled at her, “Leave my wife’s name out of your fucking mouth!” once back in his chair. “I’ve spent the last three months replaying and [essayer de] understand the nuances and the difficulties of what happened” that day, said Will Smith in his video. “I’m not going to try to analyze all of this now but I can tell you all that there was no part of me that thought that was the right way to behave at that time,” he said. he added. Saying that he deeply regrets having disappointed his admirers, he explained that he tried to “be remorseful without being ashamed” of himself. “I’m human, I made a mistake and I try not to think of myself as an asshole,” he concluded.
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