Will Smith Resigns from Membership of Academy over Slap Incidence at Oscars

Famous Hollywood actor Will Smith has resigned from the membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Will Smith Resigns from Membership of Academy over Slap Incidence at Oscars
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Will Smith became the subject of discussion on social media after slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars Awards show. Many people were seen praising his attitude on social media and many people were seen condemning him. Although Will Smith later apologized to Chris Rock, Smith's move landed him in controversy. After this, on Friday, Smith issued a statement in which he said that he would resign from the membership of the Academy.

Reason behind Will Smith’s move

Famous American actor Will Smith has resigned from the membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The reason behind his move is being told the controversy that arose after slapping host Chris Rock at the Oscar Awards show.

Smith resigns from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Smith resigns from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Issuing a statement on Friday evening, Will Smith wrote, "Whatever I did on the night of the 94th Oscars, it was shameful, shocking. The list of people whom I have hurt is long. This includes Chris, his family, many of my friends and loved ones. Apart from this, the viewers from all over the world, who were watching this program sitting at home, are also involved in this.

Know the whole matter

Hollywood actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage during the Oscar Academy Awards 2022 for making fun of his wife's illness. Chris Rock made some comments on the hairs of Will Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith, on which Will Smith got very angry and he went on stage losing his temper and slapped Chris Rock hard. After which the video of this incident became fiercely viral on social media. However, after this incident, Will Smith also apologized to Chris Rock by posting on social media.

Huge fan following all over the world

Will Smith
Will Smith

Will Smith, who starred in the film 'Men in Black', is famous all over the world. He has a huge fan following all over the world. People are crazy about his acting. He has done many big films like King Richard, Six Degrees of Separation, Bad Boys.

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