Willow Smith Breaks Her Silence on Dad Will Slapping Chris Rock

Willow Smith Breaks Her Silence on Dad Will Slapping Chris Rock

Willow Smith, Will Smith and Chris Rock. Shutter(3)

Family support. Willow Smith talks about the infamous moment when his father, Will Smithslap Chris Rock on the scene at the Oscars 2022.

“I see my whole family as human, and I love and accept them for all their humanity,” the 21-year-old musician said. Billboard in an interview on Friday, August 5. “Because of the position we find ourselves in, our humanity is sometimes not accepted, and we are expected to act in a way that is not conducive to healthy human life and is not conducive to health. ‘honesty.”

The “Transparent Soul” singer went on to say that prices show altercation didn’t “rock me as much as my own internal demons”.

The headline-grabbing incident took place at the Oscars on March 27 after Rock, 57, made a comment about Will’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smithappearing in a G.I. Jane sequel due to his shaved head. The Red table discussion the host, 50, got candid about his battle with alopecia, which causes hair loss. The quip prompted the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum, 53, to take the stage and punch the comedian in the face.

willow subtly weighed about it two days after the incident, sharing a quote via his Instagram story. “You know who’s going through a lot right now? Literally everyone,” the quote read. “Just be nice.” The pop star, however, did not formally comment on the situation until the Billboard interview.

Willow Smith Breaks Her Silence Over Dad Will's Oscar Slap

Chris Rock and Will Smith. Rob Latour/Shutterstock

Will, for his part, publicly apologized to the Saturday Night Live alum in a lengthy Instagram post a day after the ceremony, calling “violence in all its forms toxic and destructive.” He was then banned from all Oscar events for the next 10 years and resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The Pursuit of happiness actor once again shared his remorse for the July incident.

“I hate when I let people down. So it hurts, it hurts me psychologically and emotionally to know that I haven’t lived up to the image and the impression that people have of me,” the King Richard star said in emotional video. “And the job that I’m trying to do is I’m deeply remorseful and I’m trying to be remorseful without being ashamed of myself. I’m human and I made a mistake, and I try not to think of myself as shit.

Rock, for his part, remains in the background for the time being. “Chris has no plans to have a one-on-one with Will anytime soon,” a source says. said exclusively We Weekly on Tuesday, August 2, concerning the The adults the star’s reaction to Will’s latest apology video. “He’s moving forward.”

Although Rock did not directly address the situation with the men in black actor, he referenced the confrontation during several of his stand-up comedy routines following the highly publicized incident.

“Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face,” he joked during his set at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, in July, an eyewitness exclusively shared with We at the time. The audience member also revealed that the good hair director also referred to as Will “Suge Smith”, apparently referring to the CEO of Death Row Records Suge Knightwho is in prison for manslaughter.

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