Four Months after the Slap saga that took over social media, American actor and singer, Will Smith, has issued a public apology to his colleague, Chris Rock, for physically hitting him onstage at the 94th Academy Awards in March, 2022.
The ‘Best Actor’ winner posted a video titled, “It’s been a minute …” across his socials.
According to Smith, Rock still isn’t ready for a face-to-face apology.
“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“.
“So I will say to you, Chris, I apologize to you. My behavior was unacceptable, and I’m here whenever you’re ready to talk”, Smith said in bits.
Smith had earlier slapped Rock at the Academy award night over a joke he shared about Will’s wife, Jada Pinkett, in March, 2022.
Chris is yet to respond to Smith’s apology video post.
Story: Asma’u Sani