Red Table Talk from Jada Pinkett Smith has returned for its fifth season and the first thing he did on his opening show was refer to the slap from Will Smith a Chris Rock in the Oscar awards.
“Considering everything that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has focused on deep healing”, said a card at the beginning of the episode, which was released in Facebook Watch on Wednesday.
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“Some of the discoveries surrounding our healing they will be shared at the table when the time comes”, the message said. “Until then, the table will continue to be offered to powerful, inspiring and healing testimonials like that of our incredibly impressive first guest.”
Then the episode cut to a pre-recorded segment with Pinkett Smith, her daughter, Willow Smithand his mother, Adrienne Banfield Norris (also called Gammy). The episode was apparently recorded before the Oscars incident and featured special guest actress/singer Janelle Monae.
The program he made no further references to the assault Smith to actor Chris Rock, which took place at the Oscars on March 27.
During the ceremony, Rock compared Pinkett Smith, who suffers from alopecia and shaved his head last summer, with Demi Moore’s bald character, G.I. Jane, what prompted the smith slap. “Keep my wife’s name out of your fucking mouth!” Smith then screamed, twice, after getting back in his seat.
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Rock visibly stunned He continued with his performance before leaving the stage. Smith won the Oscar for Best Actor shortly after for his role in king richard.
Although publicly apologized with Rock in a statement, Smith reportedly has not communicated personally with the comedian to apologize.
Subsequently, Smith resigned from the Academy earlier this month, which means you can no longer vote on future Oscars. Last week the The Academy’s board of directors barred the actor from participating. at all Oscar-related events for 10 years due to his assault on Rock.