So if you didn’t know, now you know. This year’s Oscars will forever be remembered as the night Will Smith went on stage and smacked Chris Rock for making fun of his wife Jada. Will Smith who was at first seen laughing at Chris Rocks jokes started to yell and curse at Chris Rock after smacking him, telling him to not talk about his wife anymore. One can only wonder what happened between Smith laughing and then feeling the urge to walk up on stage.
Will Smith later win his first Oscar in the category Best Picture for his role in King Richard. The actor was very emotional for obvious reasons and apologized for his previous behavior while at the same time highlighting how being a celebrity also means having to take punches while always smiling, even if that smile isn’t heartfelt.
Will Smith is known for being very candid and open about his own emotional journey through life. We can only hope he takes this time to reflect upon whatever it is that is weighing on him.
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