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Jada Pinkett finally opens up about Will Smith slap gate

Friday, June 3, 2022 • Tamil Comments
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Months after the infamous Oscars slap, Jada Pinkett Smith called on her husband Will Smith to reconcile with Chris Rock. Will slapped Chris Rock onstage at the 2022 Oscars, after he made a joke at Jada's expense.

On the June 1 episode of her Facebook series Red Table Talk, the actress-talk show host spoke about Will and Chris in detail. She decided to address the slap because the episode tackled alopecia. She opened the episode by saying that, "Considering what I've been through with my own health and what happened at the Oscars, thousands have reached out to me with their stories. I'm using this moment to give our alopecia family an opportunity to talk about what it's like to have this condition and to inform people about what alopecia actually is."

This is the first time Jada spoke about the incident, though she alluded to it on some occasions in the past. She referred to both Will and Chris as 'intelligent men' and said she hopes they have a chance to heal.

Post the slap, Will Smith has been banned from attending any Academy event for the next 10 years, including the Oscars. He had won the Best Actor award for King Richard. After the incident, he also took to Instagram to apologise to Chris. "Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive.

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