The 2022 Oscar Awards found their owners on the night of March 28. The night held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles was marked by Will Smith’s slapping to comedian Chris Rock, rather than the winners.
“DO NOT MENTION MY WIFE’S NAME!”
Will Smith, who slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage after he made jokes about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s haircut due to his ‘alopecia’ disease, and when he returned to his place, he went back to the stage; “Don’t mention my wife’s name,” he yelled, and repeated the same phrases more harshly, blocking Rock’s attempt to explain.
When the 53-year-old actress took the stage to receive her award, she apologized in tears and said, “I want to apologize to the Academy, I want to apologize to my nominees. This is a good moment.” It was noteworthy that Smith did not apologize to Chris Rock, who was slapped.
“I EXCEEDED THE LIMIT AND I WAS WRONG”
Smith, who broke his silence after all these events, shared an apology message on his social media account and said, “All kinds of violence are poisonous and destructive. My actions last night are unacceptable and unforgivable. Jokes are part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s health was too much for me and “I was emotional. I want to apologize to you in public, Chris. I crossed the line and I was wrong. I’m so embarrassed and my actions don’t show the man I want to be. There should be no room for violence in the world.”
His slap changed his life
Will Smith was in trouble for his career due to the slap scandal. The star actor, who won his first Oscar for his role in King Richard, was removed from new projects. Smith; his digital project ‘Fast and Loose’ had to say goodbye to the fourth installment of the famous ‘Bad Boys’ series and the sequel of ‘I am Legend’ written in gold letters to Smith’s career.
In addition, two giant companies that bid to buy the film rights of the autobiography book published by the famous name last year were withdrawn from the auction.
According to the news of Will Smith, Entertainment Tonight; He started therapy after making his mark on the world press with his tendency to violence at the Oscar Award Ceremony.
DISCONTINUED FOR 10 YEARS
Will Smith, who showed a low profile after the event that marked the ceremony, was also banned from Oscar galas and other Academy events for 10 years.
SCANDAL RECORDED BEFORE THE EVENT
After all this, Will Smith’s; David Letterman’s speech, which he attended before the scandal at the Oscar Awards, appeared on the program ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’, broadcast on a digital platform.
The 53-year-old actor revealed on the show that he had a hallucination of losing his career and fortune while on ayahuasca supplement.
Smith began his talk on the subject by admitting that he was ‘afraid’ to take ayahuasca, a South American beverage derived from plants that causes a psychedelic experience.
“THE MOST TERRIBLE PSYCHOLOGICAL EXPERIENCE”
“I decided this was something I wanted to try,” said the actor, after he said he was researching the drink. Smith explained that the drink had no effect for the first 45 minutes, but then began to dream.
Talking about his subsequent hallucination of losing his career, Will Smith described it as the most terrifying psychological experience of his life.
“My HOME AND CAREER FLOODED”
The actor described what he saw as follows:
“Suddenly, I saw all my money fly away. Then my home and career flew away. I found myself struggling to catch up with my lost money and career, my whole life being destroyed.”
Will Smith stated that he felt the need to vomit afterward, which is a common symptom of ayahuasca use.
His 21-year-old daughter Willow Smith said from afar, “Daddy, help me! Dad! How come you won’t help me?” The hallucination became even more disturbing to Smith after he heard her call out.
“I don’t understand!” said the famous name, before stroking the back of the shaman who accompanied him in the ayahuasca experience, telling him to relax. she said she cried.
“I CAN MANAGE ANYTHING”
“But then gradually I stopped caring about my money, I just wanted to go to Willow,” Smith said.
“I stopped caring about my home and my career.”
The actress said, “Even though I went through hell in my mind, I was completely calm. When I came out of the hallucination, I realized that I could overcome everything that happened in my life. I can deal with every person I lost, everything that went wrong in my life and everything that happened in my marriage. I can overcome everything that life has to offer me.” .
The clip ended with Smith trying to reassure himself that what he was hallucinating about wasn’t going to happen.
“IT WAS A WAKE UP”
Social media users said of the hot interview, “It’s insane that she told all this and then was seized by the fear she described at the Oscars, “I hope Will is okay,” “Maybe the slap was planned. He made comments such as “This is too much of a coincidence” and “It wasn’t a hallucination, it was a warning”.
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