Will Smith “Completely understands” if people refuse to watch Emancipation post-Oscar slap
Hollywood actor Will Smith began his press tour for the upcoming show “Emancipation,” where he directly responded to the audience who refused to watch his works because of his controversial Oscar slap. “Emancipation,” an actual story-based slave drama show directed by Antoine Fuqua, is Smith’s most memorable significant film discharge since the 2022 Oscars, where he made that big appearance and smacked moderator Chris Rock across the face over a joke made to the detriment of Smith’s better half, Jada Pinkett Smith.
In his recent Fox 5 DC interview, Will Smith said,” I completely understand – if someone is not ready, I would absolutely respect that and allow them their space to not be ready.“
Will Smith responds to moviegoers who refuse to watch #Emancipation so soon after the Oscars slap: “I completely understand — if someone is not ready, I would absolutely respect that and allow them their space to not be ready." https://t.co/r7EiVsRU8L— Variety (@Variety) November 28, 2022
He added, “My Deepest concern is my team. Antoine has done what I think is the greatest work in his entire career. ….the people on this team have done some of the best work of their entire careers, and my deepest hope is that my actions don’t penalize my team.”
The “Emancipation” show is based on a real story, and stars cast Will Smith played the role of an out-of-control slave named Peter, who referred to better to the world as “Whipped Peter” after photos of keloid scarring on his back were disseminated to show the brutality of subjection. The film follows Peter as he explores the marshes of Louisiana to escape the ranch proprietors who almost killed him.
In an interview recently with Vanity Fair, Antoine Fuqua, director, safeguarded releasing “Emancipation” around the same time as Will Smith’s questionable Oscars slap.
According to Antoine Fuqua, resolving to deliver the film in 2022 was a whole discussion with Apple; however, he said there was never a discussion between Apple and him or the producers about the film not emerging.
Will Smith discusses his latest film #Emancipation, releasing December 9 pic.twitter.com/1Zntghv1vo— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) November 28, 2022
The movie’s release was postponed in May because of worries about the consequence of Smith’s activities at the Oscar Academy Grants. It will be delivered in US theaters this prior week. “Emancipation” will stream from December 9 on Apple TV+.
Will Smith, who achieved the Best Actor in Oscar award for his remarkable performance in “King Richard” not long after slapping Rock, is in conflict for one more Oscar nomination for his role, ” Peter” in “Emancipation.” If the celebrated Hollywood actor gets an Oscar nomination, he can not appear at the award function.