Actor Will Smith has finally issued an apology to Chris Rock for slapping him at the Oscars.
The 53-year-old actor took to his social media handles with a statement expressing regret for his viral outburst.
He said, “I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris. I was out of line, and I was mistaken.”
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On Sunday the actor was angered by a joke the comedian made about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. This led to Smith walking onto the stage and slapping Rock to the shock of those in the audience and the millions of viewers watching on television.