Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith Are ‘Committing to Therapy’ Post-Oscars

Moving forward. After Will Smith made headlines for slapping Chris RockAt the 2022 Oscars, the actor with his wife Jada pinkett SmithThey are taking the necessary steps in order to end the scandal.

“Right now they’re figuring things out, committing to therapy together and trying to salvage the best of a pretty horrible situation,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.

Smith, 53, made a joke about Pinkett Smith (50) at the 94th Annual Academy Awards. The comedian commented on the awards while presenting them. Girls Trip star’s shaved head. Pinkett Smith has spoken out about her alopecia before.

Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, and Chris Rock
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“Will Smith just smacked the s—t out of me,” the South Carolina native said in censored footage that later circulated online. As Smith returned to his seat, he was heard yelling at Rock to “keep my wife’s name out your f—king mouth.”

The incident was over a day later. I Am Legend star took to social media to apologize directly for his “unacceptable and inexcusable” actions. “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was wrong and I was out of line. I am ashamed and my actions are not indicative the man I want. There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness,” he wrote via Instagram.

The Philadelphia native added: “I would also like to apologize to The Academy, the producers of the show, all the attendees and everyone watching around the world. I would like to offer my sincere apologies to the Williams Family as well as my King Richard family. I deeply regret that my behavior has stained what has been an otherwise gorgeous journey for all of us.”

Pinkett Smith, for her part, seemingly reacted to the incident when she shared an Instagram quote, which read, “This is a season for healing and I’m here for it.”

Red Table Talk host, Smith, who has been married since 1997, hinted later that the topic would be discussed during season 5 on her Facebook series. “Considering all that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has been focusing on deep healing. Some of the discoveries around our healing will be shared at the table when the time calls,” a statement from Pinkett Smith read on April 20.

The onscreen message continued: “Until then… the table will continue offering itself to powerful, inspiring and healing testimonies like that of our incredibly impressive first guest. Thanks for joining us, Jada.”

An earlier month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Smith would be banned for 10 years from all Oscars events following his resignation. The Suicide Squad star responded to his punishment, saying in a statement to Page Six, “I accept and respect the Academy’s decision.”

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