The world was devastated by Will Smith’s infamous slap at the Oscars 2022. Five months after the debacle, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith finally made public appearances over the weekend. The couple were seen walking side by side for a casual afternoon date at a sushi place in Nobu Malibu.
While Will Smith was wearing a dark blue collared T-shirt and matching pants, Jada wore a black jumpsuit with a red-checkered flannel jacket draped around her waist. To complete her look, Will wore a fresh pair of black hat and white Air Force One, Jada wore delicate jewellery, along with gold-tinted sunglasses and rocked sneakers.
The scene comes weeks after Will issued an apology for slapping Chris Rock during the prestigious awards ceremony, due to a “GI Jane” joke the comic pointed to in reference to Jada, who suffers from a hair loss condition. Is.
Via a video posted on YouTube and his social media handle, Smith revealed why he didn’t apologize to The Rock when he won the Best Actor award for his work in “King Richard” shortly after taking charge on stage. Accepted the award and slapped him for making the comic. Joking about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s short haircut.
“It’s all fuzzy,” Smith said. “I’ve reached out to Chris and the message that came back is that he isn’t ready to talk, and when he is, he will.”
Smith reiterated once again that he was sorry for his actions, calling his behavior “unacceptable”. The actor has said that he reacted violently because Rock’s joke referenced the hair loss that Pinkett Smith had due to his medical condition known as alopecia.
Emotionally Smith says, “There’s no part of me that thinks this was the right way to behave at the time.” “There’s no part of me that thinks this is the best way to handle feelings of disrespect or humiliation.”
Smith also addressed the question of whether Pinkett Smith, who was seen on-camera charging him onstage, looked at Rock’s joke comparing his buzzcut to Demi Moore’s play in the 1997 film ‘GI Jane’. requested or not. The actor said that his wife did not say anything to motivate him to attack The Rock.
Soon after the incident, Will Smith apologized in his acceptance speech to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the other nominees, but not to The Rock. The next day he issued an apology to Rock and Academy via social media. Smith resigned his Academy membership on 1 April, facing potential suspension or expulsion, and was banned from attending Academy events for a period of 10 years, effective 8 April.