MP Dehenna Davison of the Bishop of Auckland wrote an open letter to Will Smith after he slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards over the weekend. Her father died when she was 13 years old from a single punch
A congressman who lost his father after he was killed in a punch attack has written an open letter to Will Smith.
The King Richard star slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars ceremony over the weekend when he joked about Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, and now Auckland Bishop Dehenna Davison MP has appeared on Good Morning. Britain today by ITV to talk about the letter to the actor.
She grieving the loss of her father at the age of 13, after he was dealt a single blow in a single punch attack, and she is calling for greater awareness of how these things can be. devastating effects in the future.
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“In an ideal world, apart from a polite answer, what do you really want him to do?” Richard asked, “Because maybe what you’re interested in in this particular area of human behavior is raising awareness that we take these things as a nose, a little abrupt — it can kill. . And that’s you trying to raise awareness that just one punch can do it.”
She replied, “The dream world is that he would reciprocate and actually meet our group and come and hear some of the stories of people who have lost loved ones through these assaults. Punches. , single hits, because what we found, it’s not always the case like my dad, where it’s a really violent heavy blow, sometimes it’s just a small blow that makes someone completely caught off guard.
“Victims can stumble backwards, hit their heads, and cause traumatic brain injury. That’s why it’s so important to raise awareness of this, as there aren’t a huge number of cases. appropriate, but for the families affected, it shapes the rest of your life.”
Will Smith has since apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him.
“Violence in any form is toxic and destructive. My behavior at the Oscars last night was unacceptable and inexcusable. Joking about my costs was part of it. of work, but a joke about Jada’s state of health was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally,” he said in a statement released online.
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“I want to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was wrong and I was wrong. I am ashamed and my actions do not represent the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in the world of love. love and kindness.”
He added: “I also want to apologize to the Academy, the producers of the show, all the attendees, and all the people watching around the world. I want to apologize to everyone. The Williams Family and My King Richard Family.
“I deeply regret that my behavior has tarnished what was once a beautiful journey for all of us.”
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