Will Smith In Therapy After Slapping Chris Rock At Oscars, To Appear In David Letterman Interview: Reports

Smith will be appearing on Letterman’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

Hollywood, as well as the rest of the world was in shock after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock for making a joke on his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith during the Oscars. Minutes later, he accepted the Best Actor Oscar for his role in King Richard, where he apologized for his actions. Will Smith also apologized to Rock and everyone else on social media the following day. However, the Academy banned him from attending their functions for the next 10 years.

Recent Will Smith News

Will Smith slaps Chris Rock

Since the notorious incident last month, Smith has been keeping a low profile. A source for the actor told Entertainment Tonight that Will is undergoing therapy after the incident. Neither the actor nor his family has spoken anything about it, even though the Red Table Talk by Jada and their daughter Willow has resumed.

But it is now revealed that Smith will be doing an exclusive interview with veteran talk show host David Letterman. He will be a future guest in the new season of Letterman’s My Next Guest Needs No introduction.

The actor was recently spotted in India, leaving the Mumbai Airport on April 23. He was all smiles as he posed for the shutterbugs and interacted with fans. The purpose of Will Smith’s trip remains unclear, even as other news outlets claim that he was undergoing therapy in the country.

The Oscar Incident

Will Smith's acceptance speech

For those who are still unaware of the Oscar fiasco, Chris Rock made a joke on Jada’s shaven head, calling her “G.I. Jane.” Pinkett has lost hair in certain parts of her head after being diagnosed with alopecia, which Rock later claimed to be unaware of. However, Will didn’t take kindly to the joke, and went up on stage to slap the comedian across the face. After going back to his chair, he angrily demanded Rock to keep his wife’s name after his f***ing mouth.

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