Recently, Will Smith was also spotted visiting India after releasing an apology for Chris Rock online and also submitting his resignation from The Academy, it has now created a major buzz and news in Hollywood town that the actor has been seeking therapy.
According to a major source, the King Richard star has been going to therapy after the Oscars incident, in which he slapped Chris Rock on stage after the comedian cracked a joke aimed at his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith and this can be proven by his arrival at a private airfield in Mumbai on April 23, where paparazzi caught a glimpse of his arrival.
As we know, the controversial Oscar moment Actor Will Smith slapped Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith. Host Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith, comparing her tightly cropped hair to Demi Moore’s appearance in “GI Jane”, Stating that “Jada, I love you. GI Jane 2, can’t wait to see it, all right,” he said. At this point, actor Will Smith stood up, walked up to the comedian, and slapped him. He returned to his seat and shouted, “Keep my wife’s name out of your f*****g mouth.” This caused the broadcasters in the United States to beep out several seconds of audio. Jada Pinkett-Smith, who is also an actress, suffers from alopecia and publicly revealed her diagnosis in 2018. Will Smith, who won the Best Actor award at the same ceremony, later apologized to the Academy about this incident and about his violent act.
While since the incident, it has been in the news that Will Smith is taking therapy Sessions to remove back the old Oscar moments, Chris Rock on the other hand after making his first few appearances in this comedy shows maintained that he wasn’t going to address the incident and that he’s still processing it of what all happened at that night, even being a good friend of Smith.
The actor received immense backlash from the film fraternity and also from his fans following the infamous incident. As a result, the Oscar-winner was officially banned for 10 years from the premier awards show and other events of the Academy. Moreover, some of his projects have reportedly been put down and several others have been put on hold after the incident.
Amid the multiple setbacks in the wake of the controversy, it has emerged that the actor is now attending therapy and the buzzing news in this regard is the recent visits to India for his therapy lessons. Reports have emerged that the trip was planned for spiritual practices like yoga and meditation for Will Smith.
Meanwhile, his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith also returned with the fifth season of her talk show Red Table Talk where she mentioned how her family has been focussing on “deep healing” and are maintaining positive relations among each other and having a positive environment most of the times to cut off the negative storm.