CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES.- four months after Will Smith will slap Chris Rock during the delivery of oscars 2022, the winner for Best Actor publicly apologized to the comedian.
It was in a video posted on his Instagram account that the famous actor from hollywood he apologized for what happened and admitted that his behavior was unacceptable.
The video begins with the message: “In recent months I have been thinking a lot and working personally, many asked me many questions that I decided to take some time to answer.”
Immediately the actor, who looks distressed, answered the first question: “Why didn’t you apologize to Chris in your acceptance speech (Oscar Award)?”
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The protagonist of “Looking for happiness” He replied: “I was overwhelmed by that time. It’s all confusing. I’ve reached out to Chris and the message I’ve gotten is that he’s not ready to talk and when he is, he’ll come over.”
He added: “I’ll tell you something Chris, I apologize. My behavior was unacceptable and I am here whenever you decide to speak.”
In addition, he apologized to Rock’s mom. “I saw one of the interviews that Chris’s mom gave and that was one of the things at that time that I didn’t realize how many people were hurt by that time, so I want to apologize to Chris’s mom, to his family, specifically with Tony Rock, with whom we have had a great friendship and this is probably irreparable.
Visibly remorseful, Smith said: “I’ve spent the last three months replaying and understanding the consequences and complexities of what happened at that time. I won’t try to bring all of that up right now, but I can tell all of you that there’s no part of me that thinks that was the right way to behave at the time.”
“There is no part of me that thinks that this is the optimal way to handle the feeling of disrespect and insults,” he said.
Smith also clarified that he did not react that way because his wife Jada Pinkett Smith He asked her and even apologized to her and her entire family for everything she caused.
In addition, he apologized to the other nominated artists for having tarnished that moment.
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“Sorry, it’s not really enough,” said the famous actor.
He assured that it hurts him to have disappointed so many and it hurts him both psychologically and emotionally to have damaged the impression that people had of him.
“I’m human and I made a mistake and I’m trying not to think that I’m a piece of sh…”, so he promised his followers who were disappointed that he is committed to giving light and love to this world and if they wait with time they will be friends again.