Will Smith was honored once again for his performance in King Richard: A Winning Family three months after the incident at the Academy Awards ceremony, which was overshadowed by the 53-year-old actor’s slap in the face of comedian Chris Rock, who was hosting the Oscars at the time, for a joke he made about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith’s alopecia.
The 2022 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards ceremony was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 26. This award ceremony is dedicated to celebrating the African-American community in the fields of music, film, sports, and other entertainment.
Previously, the star Looking for happiness He was awarded a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, an NAACP Image Award, a SAG Award, a Critics Choice Award and an Oscar for his performance in king richardas the father of tennis player Serena Williams, Richard Williams.
On this occasion, the BET Awards recognized Smith’s performance with the award for Best Actor for Sports Drama, which also took home the award for Best Picture. However, according to CBSNewsthe histrion was not present at the ceremony, as he remains out of the limelight since the aggression that marked the 94th edition of the Oscars.
On April 8, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood banned Will Smith from participating in any Academy event for the next ten years. The actor’s last public appearance since the incident was at the end of April, when he was seen arriving in India to embark on a spiritual journey and rediscover himself.