Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has made her first public assertion due to the fact her husband Will Smith slapped comic Chris Rock on the Oscars Sunday night.
“This is a season for recuperation and I’m right here for it,” she published to Instagram Tuesday morning.
It comes after Will Smith issued an apology to Rock Monday, pointing out that his conduct become “out of line” and “now no longer indicative of the person I need to be.”
Rock himself has now no longer made any public statements for the reason that incident.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officially condemned Smith’s movements Monday and introduced a assessment to decide if “consequences” are warranted.
The surprising second got here toward the tail cease of Sunday night’s telecast, while Rock — who become supplying the award for high-quality documentary feature — made a shaggy dog story approximately Smith’s wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith.
Rock, referencing Pinkett Smith’s bald head, counseled she might be starring in a sequel to the 1997 movie “G.I. Jane.”
“Jada, I love you, ‘G.I. Jane 2,’ can not wait to peer it.”
Pinkett Smith has talked withinside the beyond approximately having the hair-loss circumstance alopecia. And her husband, who first of all seemed to snicker on the quip, then lumbered on degree and slapped Rock.
“Will Smith simply smacked the s— out of me,” Rock instructed the crowd, who first of all laughed, wondering it become a bit.
Smith again to his seat, then yell at Rock twice, “hold my wife’s call from your f—– mouth.”
Minutes later, Smith gained the high-quality actor award for his portrayal of Richard Williams, the daddy of Venus and Serena Williams, in “King Richard.”