WORLD | Jul 29, 2022

Social media reacts to Will Smith’s apology video

Tamoy Ashman

Tamoy Ashman / Our Today

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Social media is once again buzzing, following actor Will Smith’s apology video to comedian Chris Rock.

In an almost six-minute video titled ‘It’s Been A While’, Smith answered some questions about the infamous night while remaining apologetic for his actions.

The video had over 100,000 views within three hours of posting.

After watching, many rushed to Twitter to share their thoughts on the Bad Boys star’s response to the the incident that occurred four months ago.

Our Today, visiting social media pages to gauge the response to the video, found that Smith is currently receiving mixed reviews with some bashing the actor for his apology and others commending him.

Social media’s reaction to Will Smith’s apology video

Will Smith (right) slaps Chris Rock as Rock spoke on stage during the 94th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 27, 2022. (Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder)