Will Smith understands if viewers aren't ready to watch new film after Oscars slap

The actor states he "completely" understands if people aren't ready to watch his new film Emancipation following his Oscars controversy. The Men in Black actor hit headlines around the world in March when he slapped Chris Rock onstage at the Academy Awards after the comedian made a joke at his wife's expense. Will is gearing up to release Emancipation, his first project since the scandal, and he completely respects if people aren't ready to watch him in a new movie just yet. "I completely understand - if someone is not ready, I would absolutely respect that..."