Over time, Marlon Wayans has candidly mentioned treatment’s significance, particularly throughout the Black group.
The comic reiterated the ones an identical sentiments to his good friend Will Smith following the celebrity’s debatable Oscars second closing month. All through the rite, which took place on March 27, Smith slapped Chris Rock for joking about Smith’s spouse Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.
Despite the fact that Smith went directly to win the Perfect Actor award for his position in “King Richard” that evening, the 53-year-old won vital backlash. Except some public scrutiny, the fallout incorporated a number of of Smith’s upcoming tasks being put on hang to being banned from the Oscars for ten years. Since then, Smith has saved a fairly low profile.
On April 29, all the way through an interview with “Big Boy TV,” Wayans disclosed his response to seeing Smith’s incident with Rock. The “White Chicks” celebrity jokingly stated on mark 22:10 that he felt “someone put something” in his weed. “I thought it was fake. I thought someone put something in my weed. I put my weed down. Either I’m high, or Will is high.”
Wayans went on so as to add that Smith’s incident may have perhaps stemmed from the actor’s 30 years of being an exemplary symbol within the public eye. He stated, “I think that pressure of 30 years of being excellent that’s hard to do. That man, he just snapped, you know what I mean? You got to check on your strong friends.”
Wayans persevered, “That brother was under a lot. Something was wrong for him to snap and forget about what he’s been working toward for 30 years. Thirty years of perfection and that brother, he snapped.”
The 49-year-old wrapped up the dialogue via bringing up that he instructed that Smith get treatment following the slap for the underlying problems the actor could be privately dealing with.
He advised Large Boy, “I’m not forgiving it or excusing it, but I hit him up. I was like, ‘Hey brother, you may want to go and get you about three hours of therapy, like fifteen hours this week you need to sit down with a therapist and have a long talk. Something is going on with you.’ That wasn’t him.”
Wayans additionally mentioned that he introduced up the speculation of treatment as a result of he doesn’t perceive the kind of force Smith was once beneath for being the very best position style as a result of he has been given a cross his whole occupation.
“I don’t have that kind of pressure. He’s been Black excellence for thirty years. I’ve been Black alrightness. … People expect me to do dumb stuff, but him, nah, not Will.”