The Hollywood Academy received and accepted the “immediate resignation” of actor Will Smith after the controversy slap comedian Chris Rock during the recent Oscar Awards
slap comedian Chris Rock during the recent Oscar Awards
“We will continue to move forward with our disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Smith for violating the Academy’s codes of conduct. ahead of the board of directors scheduled for April 18,” Rubin concluded in his response.
And it is that it will be this day when the organization of the Oscars agrees on a definitive resolution about the controversial blow that Will Smith gave Chris Rock, after a joke about the alopecia of the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith
This Wednesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had already urged Will Smith to make a written statement about his conduct at the ceremony of the most important film awards worldwide.
A request to which the interpreter agreed on Friday with his decision to leave the Academy, due to his “shocking, painful and inexcusable” performance.
The actor had 15 days to send that statement before the institution “takes any disciplinary action” on April 18, which could be “suspension, expulsion or any other sanction allowed in the statutes.”
Will Smith also ruled on this possibility in his letter of resignation as a member of the Hollywood Academy, stating that he is subject to “further consequences”.