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Will Smith apologised to Chris Rock once again for slapping the comedian at this year’s Oscars ceremony. The actor previously issued a statement after the film academy said it might take action against Smith for an incident that overshadowed the industry’s top awards.
The actor, in a post on Instagram, said his behavior at the televised ceremony was “unacceptable and inexcusable.”
On Friday morning, Smith released a video to his nearly 10-million-subscriber-strong YouTube channel, titled, ‘It’s been a minute…”. Over the course of about six minutes, Smith participates in a slightly odd, self-led Q&A session about
anything and everything Slap. The first question asks why he didn’t apologize to Chris Rock in his acceptance speech, when he won Best Actor for his role in King Richard, just shortly after the altercation.
“I was fogged out by that point,” Smith said. “It’s all fuzzy. I’ve reached out to Chris and the message that came back is that he’s not ready to talk, and when he is he will reach out. So I will say to you, Chris, I apologize to you.”
For what it’s worth, Rock hasn’t said much about the incident, aside from a few odd jokes during his standup tour. During a show on July 24, Rock quipped, “Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face… Yeah, that shit hurt. But I shook that shit off and went to work the next day… I don’t go to the hospital for a paper cut.”