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The comedian told the audience at his London stand-up show that he's not interested in Smith's "hostage video"-style apology.
The filmmaker was one of the ones rallying around Smith in the wake of the shocking moment. Perry also defended his own actions, saying he wasn't "comforting" Smith but "de-escalating" the situation.
From Will Smith slapping Chris Rock to getting death threats over the Kirsten Dunst seat-filler bit, the comedian candidly answered Howard Stern's many questions on the topic on his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday.
The actress, who played Will's younger cousin Ashley Banks, shared her thoughts about his outburst after taking a week to digest the shocking moment. She said what he did was wrong, but she still believes in him.
Amy Schumer calls the slap seen around the world — Will Smith hitting Chris Rock at the Oscars — a "f***ing bummer."
Will Packer said the police were prepared to arrest Smith and that he didn't speak with him at all on the day of the Oscars.
Chris Rock's world tour tickets surge and almost sold out following his slap from Will Smith at Oscars.
"He is a very even, people person," said Carolyn Smith, 85. "I've never seen him do that."
Morgan claimed he would have also stepped up to defend his wife after Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's alopecia.
Jaden Smith has faced criticism for his response to the moment at the 2022 Oscars where his father Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage.
After Will Smith hit Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars for insulting his wife Jada, an old joke he made in 2016 began to resurface.
Pinkett Smith brought up the incident on a "Red Table Talk" episode about women and alcoholism.
The 'Gotham' star's mother, who suffered domestic violence during her marriage to Pinkett Smith's father, confessed she had had non-consensual sex with him.