Tony Rock isn’t happy about Will Smith’s apology to his brother Chris after he slapped him at the Oscars
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Chris Rock’s brother Tony has insisted he doesn’t endorse Will Smith’s apology after he slapped him in the face at the Oscars on Sunday night.
The 53-year-old Men in Black actor stormed the comic and smacked him after he made a joke about Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.
Jada has previously opened up about her shaved head – which is due to alopecia.
Earlier this week, Will sent an apology to Chris, writing: “I want to publicly apologize to you Chris.
“I was out of line and I was wrong. I’m embarrassed and my actions were no indication of the man I want to be. In a world of love and kindness there is no place for violence.”
Will went on to explain the reason for his outburst and said he would protect his wife Jada.
“Violence in all its forms is toxic and destructive,” he added.
“My behavior at the Oscars last night was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are part of the job, but a joke about my Jada’s health was too much for me and I reacted emotionally.”
Over on Twitter, fans reacted to Will’s submissive apology, with one person asking Chris’ brother: “Do you guys agree with the apology?”
Tony simply replied, “No.”
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A friend of Will’s has claimed his shocking outburst at the Oscars was “triggered by his childhood trauma”.
His Oscar win is now “under scrutiny” after his behavior, which he himself admits was “unacceptable and inexcusable”.
Sources say friends believe Will was “triggered” to respond violently after his childhood trauma.
They have hinted that Will may recall feeling helpless when he was nine and witnessed his mother being beaten by his father, Willard Carroll Smith Sr.
An insider close to Mark Manson, who co-wrote Will’s 2021 memoir, recounted The sun that he was “appalled” and ashamed of the turn of events.
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They also claimed that Will is happy “to have something for his unresolved childhood issues and will do whatever it takes to rectify his current misjudgment.”
The source added, “Essentially, however, Will was deeply moved by Chris’ demeaning comments about his wife’s alopecia. He was transported straight back to childhood when he saw his mother being abused by his father.
“He didn’t take it sitting down this time – and got his revenge, as sadly 50 million people around the world have all seen.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/chris-rocks-brother-says-doesnt-26595456 Chris Rock's brother says he doesn't approve of Will Smith's apology over Oscar's slap in the face