‘I Keep My Nose Out Of It’: Bel-Air Star Jabari Banks Wants Nothing To Do With Will Smith Oscars Slap

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Bel-Air star Jabari Banks showed his reaction to his so-called idol Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Academy Awards. Remembering the event of March, when the actor slapped Chris across the face after he made a mockery about his wife, which is about Jada Pinkett-Smith’s hair loss. The actress actually suffers from alopecia and seemed to be not like the gag.

Will Smith, Oscar's slap
Will Smith, Oscar’s slap

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A number of the actor’s projects have been stopped since the horrible moment is insane. Sony has halted development on Bad Boys 4, Netflix has postponed production on thriller movies, Fast and Loose, and Apple TV+ has shifted the release date for their film, Emancipation, to 2023.


Bel-Air Star Jabari Banks Reacts to Will Smith’s Infamous Oscars Slap

Jabari Banks talked about Will Smith's slap
Jabari Banks talked about Will Smith’s slap

Jabari Banks, who is in the remake of Will Smith’s The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air sat with Good Morning Britain on a recent Monday. A host namely Susanna Reid asked if he had talked to Will Smith since the tragic moment, he answered:

“I was and I keep my nose out of it. My name is Bennett and I ain’t in it. But Will is also a great guy and I love what he stands for and what he’s been to our community and what he means to me as an actor, an artist, and an activist. Will’s been a great mentor to me.”

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The host then recalled the words of Denzel Washington, who told about the actor following the slap:


“At your highest moment be careful, that’s when the devil comes for you. It’s all about just rooting yourself isn’t it?”

Bel-Air star Jabari Banks
Bel-Air star Jabari Banks

Jabari Banks responded:

“Yeah, staying grounded and keeping the people around you that reassure you and make you feel safe.”

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Following his Best Actor win for the role in King Richard, the Academy went on to disclose an announcement on the event. It said:


“We want to express our deep gratitude to Mr. Rock for maintaining his composure under extraordinary circumstances. We also want to thank our hosts, nominees, presenters, and winners for their poise and grace during our telecast.”

Source: hellomagazine.com

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