Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Will Smith who slapped comic Chris Rock on the Academy Awards stage final month was noticed at a non-public airport in Mumbai on Saturday.
The actor was seen wearing an outsized white T-shirt that he teamed with the identical coloured pants over which he donned knee-length black shorts. The pictures additionally confirmed a ‘mala’ round his neck. It’s believed to be Smith’s first public look since his Oscars controversy.
The 53-year-old famous person waved at mediapersons and humbly greeted the followers who got here to click on footage with him. Accompanying the actor was an individual who appeared to be a monk, wearing saffron garments sometimes worn by sadhus.
The aim of the journey of the ‘King Richard’ actor has not been publicised.
For the unversed, this isn’t the primary time that Smith has visited India.
He visited Haridwar in 2019 as a part of his Fb Watch sequence; and likewise shot for his cameo in ‘Pupil of the 12 months 2’ in Mumbai.
In the meantime, Smith remained away from the highlight after the Oscars slap incident.
Whereas presenting the perfect documentary function award on the 2022 Oscars, Chris Rock made a joke about Smith’s spouse Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.
Rock stated he could not wait to see Pinkett Smith, who has alopecia areata, star in ‘G.I. Jane 2’ which led Smith to go up on stage and slap Rock. Smith returned to his seat and shouted, “Preserve my spouse’s title out of your fuing mouth!”A couple of minutes after the incident, Smith was introduced Finest Actor on the 94th Academy Awards. Whereas accepting his first-ever Oscar for greatest actor (main function) in ‘King Richard’, Smith apologized to the Academy and fellow nominees however didn’t point out Rock.
Nonetheless, after receiving backlash for his disorderly behaviour, Smith issued an apology to Chris Rock and Academy on his social media deal with.
On March 29, there was a brief digital assembly between Smith, Rubin and Academy CEO Daybreak Hudson, initiated by Smith.
Just a few hours later, Smith introduced his resignation from the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences, claiming he “willfully settle for any and all penalties for my conduct.”Quickly after the Academy’s assertion, Smith resigned from his AMPAS membership and the Academy continued its investigation. The Academy then moved up its assembly, the place it banned Smith from its occasions for the subsequent 10 years. (ANI)