The Hollywood Academy This Monday, March 28, 2022, Will Smith condemned Chris Rock’s slap and announced that it had begun a formal investigation into where it would study future “actions” and “consequences.”
“The academy condemned Mr. Smith’s actions at last night’s ceremony. We have officially started a formal review of the incident and will explore further Actions and consequences In accordance with our bylaws, standards of conduct and California law, “the agency said in a statement.
In his letter, the Oscar-winning organization included a copy Code of ConductWhich, among other things, limits “unwanted physical contact” and requires its members to treat each other with respect.
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The rule was last updated in 2017 in the midst of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment.
At the post-ceremony party, several members of the academy separately commented that they had already begun discussing the possibility. Punitive action against SmithHowever, the organization’s only response at the time was a tweet stating that it did not “support” violence in any way.
From the punishments that could be meted out to Smith Academy suspensionImmediate or temporary, a reprimand, or even Withdrawal of prize Which he won for his lead role in ‘King Richard’ on Sunday.
Actor trying to free himself Apologies Living in his acceptance speech for the award.
“I would like to apologize to the academy and I would like to apologize to all my fellow nominees – this is a wonderful moment and I’m not crying for the prizeHe was speaking to the astonished audience of the audience, who fell silent during his long speech.
A few minutes ago, Rock came on stage at the Dolby Theater to present an Oscar for Best Documentary and made a joke about the shaved head of Jada Pinkett-Smith, who publicly admitted that he was suffering from alopecia, comparing him to Lieutenant O. Ridley Scott took it from the movie.
After Pinkett-Smith closed his eyes in annoyance for a moment, his Swami He got up from his seat and stepped on the stage to slap Rock in the face.
“Keep my wife’s name out of your mouth,” Smith yelled at her in general confusion.
After that unexpected moment, which created a lot of controversy around the press room and the theater whether it was spontaneous or ready, the actor had to go to thank the Oscars and take the opportunity to justify a response that was confirmed to be true.