Will Smith seeking therapy post Oscars 2022 slapgate: Reports

New Delhi: 

Will Smith has remained one of the most-talked about celebrities this year, but for all the wrong reasons. The actor has suffered a great loss personally and professionally after the Oscars slap gate. For the unversed, At Oscars 2022, the King Richard actor went on stage and slapped Chris Rock after the latter made fun of his wife. Following this, the  Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences banned the prolific actor for 10 years. Will, on his part, later extended an apology letter to Chris Rock for slapping him. “I was out of line,” the Pursuit of Happyness said. 

Now, according to a report by ET, Will Smith has been taking therapy post the Oscars 2022 slapgate. A source told the portal that the actor “has been going to therapy after the Oscars incident. The report comes days after Will Smith was spotted in India with a spiritual person. What made for actor’s first public appearance post the Oscar controversy, Will Smith was seen greeting paps and posing with fans at a private airport in Mumbai. 

The Oscars controversy has also caused a great harm to Will Smith on professional front. Reportedly, the projects that the actor has been postponed. Recently, Apple announced to postpone the release date of Will Smith’s film ‘Emancipation’. As per Variety, the streaming giant is planning to delay the film`s release to sometime in 2023.

Meanwhile, Will, in his apology, wrote, “Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive. My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are a part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear and I reacted emotionally. I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness. I would also like to apologize to the Academy, the producers of the show, all the attendees and everyone watching around the world. I would like to apologize to the Williams Family and my King Richard Family. I deeply regret that my behavior has stained what has been an otherwise gorgeous journey for all of us. I am a work in progress. Sincerely, Will.”


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