Oscar Slap The Academy reacts as Will Smith resigns
Famous actor Will Smith, has officially resigned from The Academy. This comes a few days after the singer dealt popular comedian, Chris Rock, a slap, for cracking a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett.
In a viral clip, Will Smith walked up to Chris, slapped him and yelled, “keep my wife’s name out of your mouth.”
The actor made his announcement on the first day of April, many may assume it is “April Fools” right ? Mr Smith said he was heartbroken and was willing to accept the consequences of his actions.
Responding to the letter, The Academy said they have received and accepeted his resignation.
“We have received and accepted Mr. Will Smith’s immediate resignation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, We will continue to move forward with our disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Smith for violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct, in advance of our next scheduled board meeting on April 18.”