Will Smith Received Support From An Unlikely Source After Oscars Drama With Chris Rock
While Will Smith and his infamous Oscar slap in the face have continued to face criticism from the entertainment industry, some celebrities have shown their support for the “Aladdin” actor in recent months. During an October screening of his upcoming Apple TV+ movie “Emancipation,” Smith revealed that boxer Floyd Mayweather called him nonstop after the controversial incident, according to TMZ. “I want to say something about Floyd as well. So, we met, we saw each other around, but we weren’t friends,” he explained to the crowd. “And the day after the Oscars, for 10 days, he called me every day.”
The “Men in Black” star went on to say that his calls consisted of the acclaimed athlete asking if he was okay. “That was every day that he called me…and it’s like, that’s my friend forever,” she added. In March, Mayweather was one of the few celebrities to congratulate Smith on his Academy Award on social media. taking to Instagram At the time, the acclaimed athlete wrote, “Congratulations on your Oscar,” alongside a photo of the two of them together.
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