Will Smith Gives First Awards Speech Since Assaulting Chris Rock
According to Q Scores, an online database that tracks the star power and appeal of quantifying celebrities, Smith’s numbers dropped months after slapping Rock during the live awards show telecast.
AAFCA marked Smith's first in-person speech at an awards ceremony since the Oscars 2022 controversy.
Hollywood star Will Smith returned to awards season festivities, taking the stage to accept the Beacon Award at the African American Film
It marked Smith's first in-person speech at an awards ceremony since controversy at the 2022 Oscars
Smith's Emancipation co-star Charmaine Bingwa and AAFCA cofounder Gil L. Robertson introduced Smith and Antoine Fuqua
The historical drama`s director, early in the evening`s ceremony.
After Fuqua`s minute-long thanks to AAFCA, Apple TV+ and the film`s cast and crew.
It was all outdoors, that is true," Smith joked, earning laughs from the crowd.
Smith took the microphone to recount the production of the film.