Will Smith and Jada To Talk About The Chris Rock Academy Awards Slap Incident on "Red Table Talk"
Will Smith reportedly declined requests to appear on shows like "The Today Show" and "Good Morning America" following his appearance at the Oscars, where he slapped Chris Rock before winning an Oscar.
It has been reported that Will Smith has dodged the press following his 'Best Actor' award for the movie King Richard. According to those close to the situation, Will Smith turned down the previously mentioned outlets and press in order to appear on Jada Pinkett-Smith's 'Red Table Talk' and speak out about the slap heard around the world. Apparently, Will and Jada discussed addressing the situation on their Facebook show this week, and the episode will air this week.
Smith feels ‘Red Table Talk’ is the best place for him to tell his side of the story in a transparent manner, according to the sources. It was announced at the same time that the Academy is assessing Smith's chances of being invited to attend next year's ceremony.