The infamous altercation between actor Will Smith and comedian Chris Rock at this year’s 94th Academy Awards made headlines, made people angry, was followed by severe repercussions for Will Smith and the impact of it still being felt. After publicly apologising to Chris Rock via Instagram, Will Smith was forced to resign from the Academy, lost several film projects and have streaming services turning their backs on him. Recently, he was seen visiting India.
According to a source from Entertainment Tonight, the “I Am Legend” star has been getting therapy. A source revealed that Smith “has been going to therapy after the Oscars incident”. During the Oscars ceremony, he went on stage and smacked Chris Rock in front of everyone following the “Grown Ups” making fun of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head. She is suffering from alopecia, a medical condition involving hair loss. Will was seen in Mumbai on 23rd April.
Now, as far as his wife Jada is concerned, her talk show called “Red Table Talk” returned with a new season. During the show, she told viewers that her family is focusing on “deep healing”. Chris Rock did his comedy shows and also joked about the slap earning huge applause and laughter from the audience.
In fact, on 3rd April, comedian Dave Chappelle was subjected to an unprovoked deadly attack onstage at the Hollywood Bowl when he was performing for the Netflix Is A Joke Festival, Chris Rock was also present during the show and joked about it. While Dave Chapelle escaped from the perpetrator who was armed with a gun and a knife, Chris Rock ran to the stage to check on his friend and joked, “Was that Will Smith?”