In a new interview, the comedian insinuated that his friend deserves a shot at redemption and that people should stop judging Will after slapping Chris.
The 'NBC' sketch series is reportedly banning the actor permanently following the Oscars slap
"Nothing funny about his joke towards Jada as she suffers from a physical condition and nothing funny about equating an Oscar host invitation to a double homicide," Tanya wrote on Instagram.
Chris also stated he also turned down the opportunity to appear in a Super Bowl ad following the slapping incident.
She told in an interview "I see my whole family as being human, and I love and accept them for all their humanness."
In the video, Smith also apologized to his family “for the heat that I brought on all of us” and his fellow Oscar nominees to have “stolen and tarnished your moment.”
While Rock had previously addressed the incident that was aired live across the world from the 2022 Academy Awards stage, this was his most direct response to the controversy yet.
The 45-year-old star was nominated for the Best Actor gong at the Academy Awards for his performance in 'The Power of the Dog'.
Social media footage showed a man charging onto the stage and tackling Chappelle while he was performing.
When you hurt my child, you hurt me: Chris Rock's mom reacts to Will Smith slapping her son at Oscars
She also shared her thoughts on the 10-year ban and said, "What does that mean? You don't even go every year."
The Tonys are the first known major award show to publicly institute a new no-violence policy following the Oscars on March 27.
Filmmaker Michael Bay has stated that he would "absolutely" work with Will Smith after the actor slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars.
The Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, on Friday, voted to ban the 'The Pursuit of Happiness' star from all the Academy events for 10 years.
The move comes after a meeting of the academy’s Board of Governors to discuss a response to Smith’s actions.
Besides Dune, DNEG was also nominated for visual effects in the James Bond movie—No Time To Die—at the 94th Academy Awards.
The actor said his actions, which overshadowed Hollywood's glitziest night of the year, were 'shocking, painful and inexcusable.'
While ntizens are divided between defending Will Smith and Chris Rock, Hyderabadis have united in making the most of the memes.
The Academy said Wednesday it was mulling punishment, including possible expulsion, for Smith, one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, and only the fifth Black man to win a leading actor Oscar.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday began disciplinary proceedings against actor Will Smith for misbehaving at the 94th Academy Awards.
For the unversed, while presenting the best documentary feature at the Oscars, Rock made a joke about Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved head.