Will Smith’s punishment for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars has been revealed by the Hollywood Academy. Will Smith has been barred from attending Academy events for the next ten years.
In this regard, the organization announced the punishment for the interpreter on this day, who was barred from attending any Academy activity or event for a decade.
“For the next ten years, beginning April 8, Mr. Smith will be unable to participate in any events or programs, in person or virtually,” said Chairman David Rubin and CEO Dawn in an open letter. Hudson.
They also apologized for how they handled the situation during the ceremony.
“This was an opportunity for us to set an example for our guests and viewers, and we failed because we were unprepared for the unexpected,” they said.
The actor’s apologies and resignation
It’s worth noting that Will Smith apologized to Chris Rock the day after what happened.
“Violence, in all of its manifestations, is poisonous and destructive.”
My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was both unacceptable and inexcusable.
Jokes about my medical condition are part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me, and I reacted emotionally,” he said in a statement posted on social media.
“I’d like to formally apologize to you, Chris.” (…) I am ashamed, and my actions do not reflect the man I aspire to be. “Violence has no place in a world of love and kindness,” he said.
Similarly, he stated, “I would also like to apologize to the Academy, the show’s producers, all of the attendees, and those who watched around the world.”
I’d like to apologize to the Williams and “King Richard” families.
“I deeply regret my actions.”
A few days later, Smith announced his resignation from the Academy in a statement.
“I fully accept any and all consequences for my actions.” “My behavior at the 94th Academy Awards was shocking, painful, and inexcusable,” she said.