Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses 2022 Oscars on RTT: My 'Hope' Is That Will Smith, Chris Rock 'Reconcile'
Jada Pinkett Smith is reflecting on the relationship between husband Will Smith and Chris Rock, two months after Will struck the comedian in the face at the 2022 Academy Awards.
On Wednesday's Red Table Talk, Jada, said,"About Oscar night. My deepest hope is that these two intelligent, capable men have an opportunityto heal, talk this out and reconcile."
Will, was banned from future ceremonies and related events for 10 years by the Academy for slappingRock, onstage during the March ceremony.
Will — who went on to win Best Actor for his performance in King Richard —has publicly apologized to Rock, saying that he "reacted emotionally" because the "joke about Jada'smedical condition was too much for me to bear."
Two days after the incident, Jada broke her silence on social media
She said in a statement, "Considering all that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has been focusing on deep healing.
She also said"Some of the discoveries around our healing will be shared at the table when the time calls."