Will Smith has apologized to comedian Chris Rock after he appeared offended by the comedian’s remarks at this year’s Oscars in Hollywood.
Will Smith has issued an apology to Chris Rock after he hit the comedian on stage at the Oscars in Hollywood.
The 53-year-old actor was offended by the 57-year-old comedian’s remarks about his wife earlier in the night.
Will won the award for Best Actor and used his acceptance speech to say: “I want to apologize to the Academy, I want to apologize to all the fellow nominees. my career.”
The star broke down in tears as she spoke about her first Oscar win.
He continued: “It’s a beautiful moment and I’m not crying because winning the award, it’s not about winning the award for me, it’s about being able to shine for everyone.
“The art of imitating life, I look like the crazy dad, like they said Richard Williams, but love will make you do crazy things.”
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After paying a beautiful tribute to his mother and other family members, he added: “Thank you for this honor, thank you for this moment… I hope the Academy invites me back. again.”
Before that, he appeared to step on stage and slap the host, who mocked Jada for her “GI Jane” looks.
After getting aggressive on stage, Will returned to his seat and shouted: “Get my wife’s name out of your mouth.”
Still standing on stage, Chris appeared shocked by the incident before trying to regain his composure and continue presenting the best documentary category.
Elsewhere in Will’s speech after being awarded the medal for her portrayal of Venus and Serena Williams’ father in King Richard, he said: “Richard Williams was a fierce defender of his family. .
“In this moment in my life, in this moment, I am overwhelmed by what God is calling me to do and be in this world.”
He added: “I am being called in my life to love people and protect people and be a river to my people.
“I know to do what we do, you have to be able to be abused, you have to be able to get people raving about you in this business.
“You have to be able to have people who don’t respect you and you have to smile and pretend it’s okay.”
Beyonce opened the ceremony with a stunning performance of her Oscar-nominated song from the movie of the same name.
While the tune didn’t win an award, the 40-year-old singer staged an epic performance from a tennis court in Compton, where Venus and Serena first entered the sport.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/breaking-smith-apologises-emotional-oscars-26570588 Will Smith apologizes in emotional Oscars speech after slamming Chris Rock on stage