Will Smith breaks down in tears after hitting Chris Rock and receiving the Oscar for best actor

LOS ANGELES UNITED STATES.- After starring in moments of tension with the actor Chris Rockduring the gala of the Oscars 2022, the winner of the Oscar Will Smith He broke down in tears when he won the gold statuette for best actor for his role in ‘King Richard: a winning family’.

He also apologized to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for punching Rock in the face, who made fun of his wife J’s shaved head.Adam Pinkett Smith.

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However, at the end of his moving words, all those present gave him a standing ovation and applause, in an act of solidarity and admiration for the American actor.

here his speech

The actor began by saying that King Richard (father of sisters Serena and Venus Williams), the character he plays, defended his family. And then he complained that in the world of acting and fame, you have to put up with people messing with the family and that he didn’t agree.

“I want to be a vehicle of love for people. I want to be an ambassador of that kind of love that Richard Williams feels for his daughters Serena and Venus and for his whole family, ”Smith said during his acceptance speech, in which he did not stop tearing up.

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“I don’t cry for winning an award, it’s not about that. It’s about giving people light, ”he explained, visibly moved and upset by the blow he had given Chris earlier.

“I know that now I see myself as the crazy dad, as Richard Williams was called, but love makes you do crazy things,” he explained.

He also apologized to the Academy and ended with the following sentence: “I hope they invite me again.”

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All of the above implied that what happened with his colleague was not planned at all and that he had gone overboard.

Despite the bad time that was experienced in the middle of the award ceremony, the moment went viral, highlighting the professionalism and love that Will Smith professes for his family.

One of the actors to show their support for the Oscar winner was the Anthony Hopkinsextolling that for the love of the family anything can be done.

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