Jim Carrey felt ‘sick’ when he saw Will Smith standing up and clapping for him when he won the Oscar for Best Actor shortly after Chris hit the rock.
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During the ceremony on Sunday (27 March 22), the actor climbed on stage and shook hands with Chris Rock for making fun of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. About 40 minutes later, when he won the Best Actor award, he received applause from the crowd Williams method.
In an interview with Gayle King on CBS Morning on Tuesday, the Bruce Almighty actor lashed out at Oscar audiences for not having the courage to follow through on the incident. “I was disgusted. I went sick with standing applause, he said. Hollywood is daring everywhere, and it’s really a clear sign that we’re no longer a cool people club. “
Chris Rock refused to lay the blame because he did not want “trouble”, but if he had been in his place he would not have hesitated. “This video will always be there, it’s everywhere. This shame will last a very long time,” he explained before condemning the American star’s behavior. You do not have the permission required to post. “
He said he had “nothing against Will Smith” but criticized him for elevating other winners to the stage. “It threw a veil over everyone’s big moment. A lot of people worked so hard to get to this place, to keep their moment in the spotlight, and to receive the award for the hard work they did. Did he announce? It’s just a selfish moment like this that put the veil on everything.
The Men in Black Star has apologized for his ‘unacceptable and unforgivable’ behavior on Instagram and the academy is currently reviewing the incident.
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