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Will Smith continues to receive awards despite the altercation at the Oscars

Three months after the incident at the last edition of the Oscars, where Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage, the actor was victorious at the BET Awards after being recognized for his performance in the film King Richard.

At the ceremony, which took place on Sunday, June 26, the famous Hollywood actor was awarded Best Actor for the film in which he plays the father of professional tennis players Venus and Serena Williams, Richard Williams, which also won best film; nevertheless, Will did not attend the award ceremony.

His performance in the film has received significant praise and appreciation since its release but on the other hand, fans have been conflicted since he received the Oscar the same night he assaulted Chris Rock. Smith has since been banned from attending the ceremony by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for a decade.

Until now, neither of the two celebrities has made statements about what happened that night. For one thing, Chris has made some jokes about the situation in his most recent stand-up performances, but hasn’t spoken in depth about it, while Smith continues to keep a low profile.

According to a source close to the British newspaper The Sun, the protagonist of Looking for happiness would be working on his future return to the film industryspecifically in the script for the sequel to one of his most popular and successful films, I’m legendreleased in 2007.

The script is developing and his character is logically mentioned. As far as it is known, Will is still involved in the project. The concept and the story still have to receive the approval of the Warner Bros studios, but they have not ruled directly on a hypothetical departure of the actor, “explained the informant for the British media.

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