It's Getting Serious Now
As the backlash grew, It was clear, Will Smith is doomed to get expelled from Academy after he assaulted Chris Rock.
Will Smith Resigned From Academy
This comes as the actor faces gravest crisis of his career and struggling to deal with the fallout from the altercation.
Smith Is Ashamed
Smith called his actions “shocking, painful and inexcusable” and said that he will accept any additional consequences that the Academy’s Board of Governors deems appropriate.
Apology To Chris And Family
“The list of those I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my dear friends and loved ones, all those in attendance, and global audiences at home,”
Talks About His Betrayal
“I betrayed the trust of the Academy. I deprived other nominees and winners of their opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated for their extraordinary work. I am heartbroken.”
His Actions Sure Did Overshadow
Smith also acknowledged that his actions overshadowed other winners at the 94th Academy Awards.