An unexpected push. Will PackerThe man who produced the 2022 Oscar is opening his mouth about what happened behind the scenes Will Smith Slap Chris Rock.
A clip from Packer’s Friday, April 1 Good morning America Interviews have been broadcast as part of this ABC World News tonight On Thursday, March 31, at which point he claimed that the authorities were ready after Smith, 53, rushed to the Dolby Theater stage.
“They said, ‘It’s a battery.’ At that moment they used the term, “Packer complained.” They said, “We’re going to pick him up. We’re ready. We’re going to pick him up now. You can charge him. We can arrest him.”
However, Packer claims that Rock, 57, has stopped the chaos. “They were making options, and while they were talking, Chris খুব very much rejecting those options,” the producer recalled. “She was, ‘No, I’m fine.’ … Even where I said, ‘Rock, let them finish.’ LAPD officers ended up determining what his options were. And they said, ‘Do you want us to take action?’ And he said, ‘No.’
Packer previously joked about the tragic moment, tweeting after the awards show on Sunday, March 27, “Well … I said it wouldn’t be boring # Oscar.” He went on to describe the quarrel as “a very painful moment” for him on “many levels”.
Smith shocked everyone at Sunday’s Academy Awards when he rose from his seat in response to a joke about Rock. Jada Pinkett SmithShave your head. (The Red table talk Host, 50, has alopecia.)
“Put my wife’s name out of your mouth” I am a legend The actor screamed as he returned after slapping Rock in the face.
Our weekly Earlier it was confirmed that Rock had refused to submit an official report to the Los Angeles Police Department. Later, multiple sources gave this information Us That Smith did not personally reach out to the comedian to address the incident.
However King Richard The star – who won an Oscar for Best Actor on Sunday night – went public on social media to publicly apologize to Rock. “All forms of violence are toxic and destructive,” he wrote via Instagram on Monday, March 26. “My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and unforgivable. Joking at my expense is part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s medical condition was too much for me to bear, and I reacted emotionally. “
Smith called himself a “work in progress”, directly naming Rock in his statement. “I apologize publicly to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my work does not indicate who I want to be. There is no place for violence in the world of love and kindness. I am the academy, the producer of the show, I apologize to all the participants and those around the world. “
The Everyone hates famine Alum, for his part, broke his silence about the Oscar drama during a comedy show at the Wilbur Theater in Boston. “Despite what you have heard, I have not spoken to anyone,” he told the audience on Wednesday, March 30, adding that he was still “processing what happened.”
One eyewitness exclusively said Rock did “a great show.” Us. “[The audience] I laughed a lot and it really reduced the tension. “