Will Smith has opened up in a video shared to his Instagram, addressing the controversary surrounding his assault of Chris Rock this past March at the Academy Awards. Smith repeated that he was sorry for his actions, calling his behaviours “unacceptable.”

“There is no part of me that thinks that was the right way to behave in that moment.”



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Smith says that he has reached out to Chris Rock, however Rock is not ready to speak with him.

Smith closed his video saying he will learn from his mistakes. “I know it was confusing, I know it was shocking, but I promise you, I am deeply devoted and committed to putting light and love and joy into the word. And, you know, if you hang on, I promise we’ll be able to be friends again.”