Familial support. Willow Smith is opening up about the infamous moment when her dad, Will Smith, slapped Chris Rock on stage at the 2022 Oscars.“I see my whole family as being human, and I love and accept them for all their humanness,” the musician, 21, told Billboard in a Friday, August 5, interview. “Because of the position that we’re in, our humanness sometimes isn’t accepted, and we’re expected to act in a way that isn’t conducive to a healthy human life and isn’t conducive to being honest.”The “Transparent Soul” singer continued by saying that the awards show altercation didn’t “rock me as much as my own internal demons.”The headline-making incident took place at the Academy Awards on March 27 after Rock, 57, made a comment about Will’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, appearing in a G.I.
Jane sequel due to her shaved head. The Red Table Talk host, 50, has been candid about her battle with alopecia, which causes hair loss.
The quip prompted the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum, 53, to march up to the stage and smack the comedian across the face.Willow subtly weighed in on the matter two days after the incident, sharing a quote via her Instagram Story. “You know who’s going through a lot right now?
Literally everyone,” the quote stated. “Just be kind.” The pop star did not, however, formally comment on the situation until the Billboard interview.Will, for his part, publicly apologized to the Saturday Night Live alum in a lengthy Instagram message a day after the ceremony, calling “violence in all forms poisonous and destructive.” He was subsequently banned from all Academy Awards events for the next 10 years and resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.The Pursuit of Happyness actor once again shared hisRead more on usmagazine.com