Washington: The 94th Academy Awards ceremony was 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 tearfully apologized for his action. The incident in which fellow actor Will Smith was attacked caused great controversy.
Will Smith has announced his resignation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as the Oscar organization prepares to take action over the slap on the cheek by Oscar stage presenter Chris Rock.