After the incident on the Oscar 2022 stage , Will Smith decided to resign from The Academy. The statement was published over the weekend following the shocking events earlier this week.
In a statement, he said he was resigning from membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
“I will also accept any further consequences the Academy Board deems appropriate,” Will Smith said in a statement.
Will Smith said there were a lot of changes after the incident took place. He was also committed to doing an even better job.
On Wednesday this week, The Academy as the organizer of the Oscars also announced that it had started disciplinary proceedings against Will Smith.
The Academy’s president, David Rubin, said the organization accepted the actor’s resignation as soon as possible.
Will Smith is willing to leave the organization for actors, directors and producers in the world film industry.
“My actions at the presentation of the 94th Academy Awards were shocking, hurtful and unforgivable. The list of people I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my friends and loved ones, everyone present, and a global audience. at home. I betrayed the trust of the Academy,” wrote Will Smith in a statement.
“I deprive other nominees and winners of their opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated for their outstanding film work. I am heartbroken. I want to refocus on those who deserve attention for their extraordinary achievements and for The Academy to focus on creativity in the world. movies,” he said.