Hollywood actor Will Smith has not only apologized for his actions in the case of slapping presenter Chris Rock, but also resigned as a member of the Oscar Academy organization.
The 94th Academy Awards were recently held in Los Angeles, USA. This is the first time that Hollywood actor Will Smith has won the Oscar for Best Actor. He won the award for his role in the film ‘King Richard’.
Host and comedian Chris Rock joked about Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett, at the awards ceremony. Chris Rock then teased Jada Pinkett’s hair. So disgruntled Will Smith went on stage and slapped Chris Rock on the cheek.
After that, Will Smith apologized for his action. The incident in which fellow actor Will Smith was attacked caused great controversy.
Meanwhile, Will Smith has resigned as a member of the Oscar Academy over the issue of slapping presenter Chris Rock on the Oscar stage.
The academy has banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars and other academy events for 10 years.
In a statement issued by the organization in this regard, Will Smith revealed on the Oscar stage that the behavior is unacceptable. We apologize for this inconvenience. Thanks to Chris Rock for keeping the peace in that extraordinary environment.
The decision to ban Smith was taken with the aim of ensuring the safety of artists and guests and restoring confidence in the academy.