It’s been almost two weeks since Will Smith unexpectedly slapped Chris Rock on stage at this year’s Oscars, and since then, dozens of celebrities have commented on the incident, including now Fat Joe. When asked about his thoughts on the situation, Fat Joe said that while he thinks too much of Will Smith, his actions against Chris Rock make people think that minorities “don’t know how to act.”
@TMZ_TV caught up with Fat Joe on the street, where he was the last celebrity to share his thoughts on the incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock. Asked if Will’s actions would have a negative impact on minorities, Fat Joe first began his speech by praising Will as a “beautiful person” and before explaining how his actions affect people of color. “It’s unfortunate that it happened to him, but people must be seeing that we don’t know how to act. Sure,” he said.
Fat Joe added, “It’s sad because Will is such a nice guy, but he’s got an injury because, you know, we’ve come a long way and we’re telling everyone to respect us. If it was 50 cents or Fat Joe I would have understood. But Will Smith He’s like the best we’ve ever had. So, it’s unfortunate that happened [Smith]Man, because he deserves — he’s been fighting so hard, he’s been working all his life, he’s an expert example for us. “
As we mentioned earlier, about two weeks later, the academy officially decided on Will Smith’s punishment and decided that he would be banned from the Oscars and all academy-related events for the next 10 years.
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