Popular and much-loved Actor Will Smith recently made the first public appearance in Mumbai following the slapgate controversy at the 94th Academy Awards. Well, the latest spotting is no surprise for Will’s legion of fans from India, as the actor is known to have long relationship with Indian subcontinent.
The Hollywood star was reportedly here to meet spiritual leader Sadhguru after getting banned from the Oscars for ten years. Smith was banned in the wake of the discussions around the slap controversy that was sparked after he slapped comedian Chris Rock, who was hosting the awards show.
As reported earlier, the actor, while in Mumbai, was staying at the JW Mariott hotel in Juhu. Smith has previously visited India - he last came in 2019 for the shooting of his reality show 'The Bucket List'. He also visited Haridwar and took part in the 'Ganga Aarti'.
As per the latest images from the airport, the actor was seen smiling while speaking to others. He was also seen waving at the paparazzi and clicking pictures with his fans at the airport.
Chris Rock's mother Rose Rock reacted to her son Chris Rock being slapped by actor Will Smith at the Oscars.
Rose said, “You reacted to your wife giving you the side-eye and you went and made her day because she was mulled over laughing when it happened,” the Daily Mail reported.
“When he slapped Chris, he slapped all of us. He really slapped me,” she added. She also said that initially, she thought the slap was staged, till he heard Smith say, “take my wife's name out your f--king mouth.”
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