the actor Jim Carrey He criticized Hollywood for its applause will Smith to win in Oscar Best Actor Half an hour after being slapped live Chris Rock After making a tasteless joke about Jada Pinkett Smith.
In a conversation with Gayle King for CBS, Carey declared himself disgusted with the situation. “The standing ovation disgusts me. Hollywood doesn’t have a personality when you’re on set and I really felt like that’s a clear indication that we’re not the cool club anymore.“.
In Jim Carrey’s opinion, Will Smith should have been taken out of the party after the slap. The actor also stated that if he had worn Chris Rock’s shoes, he would have sued his attacker for $200 million,”Why this video will be around forever and will be everywhere. This insult will continue for a long time“.
“If you want to shout out from the audience and show your disapproval, or say something on Twitter, that’s okay. But you have no right to go up on stage and punch someone in the face because he said a few words.” opened.
The actor noted that the blow came from frustration within Will Smith. “I have nothing against it. He did a lot of great things, but it wasn’t a good time. It overshadowed everyone’s bright moments that night… It was a selfish moment.“
A day after the party, Will Smith finally apologized to Chris Rock for his actions, saying, “He’s overstepped.” But a public apology will not stop the investigation that the academy has opened into the incident, the results of which are still unknown.
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