The TMZ website has reported Will declaring that Floyd Mayweather called him every 10 days following the incident to ensure that he was fine
Hollywood celebrity Will Smith revealed the truth regarding the ongoing controversy surrounding his alleged assault upon Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscard Awards and said that Smith was in a state of confusion after the incident.
Based on TMZ, Will was in an emotional state following the incident, but he was able to have a “champion” by his side who was Floyd Mayweather.
TMZ has reported Will telling TMZ it was Floyd Mayweather who called him every day for 10 days following the incident, to ensure the fighter was fine.
TMZ is quoted by Will Smith based on a video obtained by TMZ Sports wherein Will could be heard saying “I want to say something also about Floyd… So, we’ve met each other, we’ve seen each other around, but we weren’t like, friends”
He said, “And, the day after the Oscars, for 10 days he called me every day,” Smith said. “And, he was like, ‘Ay, you know you the champ, right? Are you good? You know you’re the champ, right? I want you to hear my voice say it.”
“That was every day he called me … and it’s like, that’s my dude forever right there.”
In the words of TMZ, Smith revealed it during a private screening of his upcoming film ‘Emancipation which was held in the London hotel.
In July of this year, Smith took to his Instagram account and posted an emotional video explaining why he failed to apologize for his behavior toward Rock when he accepted the top actor accolade for his role on “King Richard” shortly after Smith slapped the comedian after making fun of the wife Jada Pinkett Smith‘s cut-off hairstyle.
“I was fogged out by that point,” Smith explained explaining the reason it took so long give Rock the apology. “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.”
Smith admitted to guilt over his actions and called them “unacceptable.” Smith has said that he reacted violently due to the fact that Rock’s joke referred to the loss of hair that Pinkett Smith suffers caused by Alopecia. It’s a battle with Pinkett Smith has addressed previously in public.
“That was one of the things about that moment. I just didn’t realize,” Smith says. “I didn’t think about it, but lots of people were hurt at that time. Therefore, I would like to apologize to Chris his mother. I would like to be sorry to Chris and his family. In particular, Tony Rock. We were in a very good relationship. The truth is, Tony rock was my man, and this could be irreparable. “I took a decision by myself, based on my personal experiences and my relationship with Chris. Jada did not have anything to do in it,” Smith said, after accepting his regrets over the “heat” the wife, as well as children, have endured.
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He also spoke about how his actions impacted the other nominees at the final moments of the video, noting that “I got the award because you have voted for me. “It truly is a pain to me that I will be the one to steal and ruin your opportunity,” Smith said, in reference to Questlove’s reactions to the Oscars stage shortly after the incident and won the award for best documentary for his film Summer of Soul.” “Sorry isn’t really sufficient.”
Following the Oscars 2022 incident, during which Smith punched comedian and presenter Chris Rock on the Dolby Theatre stage following his making a G.I. Jane gag about Jada Pinkett’s baldness Smith apologized three times, in different formats.
Smith was barred from attending for a period of 10 years. He even declared that he would be resigning from the Academy.
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