Yesterday, Will Smith issued his resignation from the Academy through a statement.
This as a result of the blow he gave Chris Rock at the Oscars.
The winner for best actor was harshly criticized by users.
Few things will remain in the memory of Oscar fanatic moviegoers than Will Smith’s slap in the face to Chris Rock; For this reason, and after so much media pressure, the winner for best actor announces his resignation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
“I am resigning as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and will accept any other consequences that the Board deems appropriate,” the actor said.
Will Smith resigns from the Academy in a statement
Will Smith, who faces possible expulsion or suspension after assaulting Chris Rock during last Sunday’s Oscars telecast, has resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This is because the actor has had to deal with the consequences of his actions and has damaged the image of the Academy.
It’s a statement, Smith called his actions “shocking, painful and inexcusable.” and said he will accept any additional consequences that the Academy Board of Governors deems appropriate.
“The list of people I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my dear friends and loved ones, all of the attendees and global audiences at home,” Smith said. “I betrayed the trust of the Academy. I deprived other nominees and winners of the opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated for their extraordinary work. I’m heartbroken.”
Will Smith also acknowledged that his actions prevented other winners of the 94th Academy Awards from shining.Well, after this incident, the digital conversation revolved around him and the comedian.
“I want to refocus on those who deserve attention for their achievements and allow the Academy to return to the incredible work it does to support creativity and artistry in film,” he said. “Change takes time and I am committed to doing this the right way to ensure that I never again allow violence to trump reason,” she added.
According to several press releases, after the unfortunate event, the police were about to arrest the Prince of Rap actor, however, Chris Rock adamantly objected, saying he did not want to press charges.
At the Dolby Theatre, Will Smith won best actor for his performance in “King Richard.” In his speech, Smith seemed to try to justify his actions by saying that his outburst was the result of the same protective instincts that his character communes with in the film.
However, Internet users pointed out that his speech was not honest, because at no time did he apologize to the comedian, but to the attendees. In addition, according to reports, the actor attended the party held by Vanity Fair the same night this happenedfor which many considered that he had not really repented.
For now, there has been no statement by the Academy, nor by comedian Chris Rock beyond what was commented on his Standup show, however, it is expected that both the actor, the association and Chris Rock can express an opinion. about. And what do you think about this?