Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith Are ‘Unbreakable’ After Oscars Slap

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You must be tough. Will SmithAnd Jada Pinkett Smith aren’t letting the 2022 Oscars slap scandal affect their relationship “in any way,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly.

“They stick together through thick and thin,” the insider says. “They have been through a lot together and this is just another battle for them.”

The Red Table Talk cohost, 50, “absolutely loves and adores” her husband, 53, despite his controversial actions at the 94th Academy Awards, the source tells Us, noting that they are “an unbreakable couple [that] will be together forever.”

Smith was criticised for his slap on a presenter and received backlash last month Chris Rock during March 27’s Oscars telecast for a joke about Pinkett Smith. After the Saturday Night LiveThe 57-year-old alum said he was excited for the opportunity to see the film. Scream 2 Actress in a potential G.I. JaneSmith attacked Rock and stormed onto the stage in sequel, referring also to her bald head. (Pinkett Smith for her part has been vocal about her struggle with alopecia.

Once you’ve done that, Bel-Air: The Fresh PrinceThe comedian began shouting at the alum, who then returned to his chair. “Keep my wife’s name out your f—king mouth,” Smith yelled twice before a stunned Rock tried to get back to his presenter duties.

Later on, the King RichardDuring his acceptance speech as best actor, star apologised to The Academy and his fellow actors. At the time, he didn’t address Rock.

Smith issued a public apology in the interest of the Grown Ups actor on March 28 via social media, writing, “Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive. … I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was wrong and I was out of control. My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable. … I was out of line and I was wrong.”

A source later told UsSmith did not personally reach out to Rock after hitting him on the stage. The Men in Black actor, however, has since resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences amid the organization’s formal review into the incident.

“My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were shocking, painful, and inexcusable. The list of those I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my dear friends and loved ones, all those in attendance, and global audiences at home,” Smith said in a statement on Friday, April 1, explaining that he wanted to “put the focus back on those who deserve attention for their achievements.”

He concluded: “So, I am resigning from membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and will accept any further consequences the Board deems appropriate.”

Rock has, for his part returned to his comedy tour. He began with a March 30 show at Boston where he broke his silence about the Oscars scandal.

“I’m still processing what happened,” he told the audience at the time. After receiving a standing ovation from the crowd, Rock added, “Y’all are getting me misty eyed and s–t.”

Pinkett Smith, on the other hand, “wants to just move on,” according to the source. “She doesn’t want to be the center of attention, she doesn’t want her husband being the center of attention,” the insider tells Use.

The GothamAccording to the source, Smith was also a lum who was married to a Smith in 1997.

“This was not how she saw the night going — no one did,” the insider adds. “He was winning one of the most important awards of his life and the entire night became about Will and Chris [and]Both of them did not want that. She hopes that they can move on.”

Diana Cooper reports

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