Journalist Anne-Lovely Etienne says Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars has left white people without a chance to talk about diversity at the festival.
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Will Smith is the fifth black man to win the Best Actor statue since the founding of the awards ceremony.
Anne-Lovely ATN believes the event had the effect of making the actor’s historic gift memorable.
“We’m going to remember he slapped Chris Rock,” she said.
She believes the actor should use the ceremony to identify all the other blacks who paved the way before him.
“Unfortunately, there are a lot of things that go unnoticed,” she believes.
“I think Will Smith received a certain amount of frustration and humiliation over the months knowing that his wife had betrayed him,” he supports the journalist.
Eventually, she believes that Will Smith will have to go to therapy and that such behavior is not normal.
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