Without the loud slap at the Oscars, Will Smith would have kept a spotless public image.
In recent days, the social network has to say that it is “buzzing” with a series of memes made from the image of Will Smith’s slap at the 94th Academy Awards.
Coming from a rapper
Will Smith bước chân vào con đường nghệ thuậtProfessionally as a rapper at the age of 16 under the stage name The Fresh Prince with two friends, Jazzy Jeff and Clarence Holmes . He once had great success in the music industry when he won the Grammy Award in 1989 and 1992. However, this American rapper quickly fell into a spiral of debt, his career gradually declined and fell into financial crisis state. At that time, Will Smith found a new path for himself as an actor with the lead role in the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
A “profitable” star
Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness | Into Film
Will Smith is already considered by Forbes as an actor so charismatic that just appearing in the film is enough to guarantee the box office of that movie. He is the only actor in the world to have 8 films in a row gross over $100 million at the domestic box office and 11 films to return to gross more than $150 million internationally. As of 2020, he has been nominated for 5 Golden Globe Awards and has won 4 Grammy Awards. For his roles in Ali (2001) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) , he was even nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. And until today, 2022, he officially received the Academy Award for Best Actor for the movie. And with Will Smith’s net worth of $350 million as of 2020, he is considered one of the richest actors in the world.
A family man
And most recently, the incident at the Oscars stage, not to mention the extent of right and wrong, this can also be seen as an action derived from love, from the spirit of always wanting to protect one’s loved ones.
One of the most successful and powerful actors in Hollywood
This actor has acted in some very successful movies like Men in Black, The Pursuit of Happyness, Independence Day , Ali, and many more. He made his breakthrough as a fictional version of himself in the 1990s sitcomThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air . This role helped Smith gain international recognition and brought him two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
In 1996, Smith transformed into a U.S. Marine Corps pilot alongside Jeff Goldblum in Roland Emmerich ‘s Independence Day .
Will Smith transforms into legendary boxer Ali | Youth
In 2001, Will Smith played heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali in the biopicAli . For his performance, he received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series . Along with that, Smith’sof salesman Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) helped the actor earn Academy Award nominations and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
In 2008, he played a vigilante superhero in Hancock . Despite mixed reviews, the film grossed $624 million worldwide, making it Smith’s eighth consecutive film to top the North American box office.and is the 8th film in his career to gross more than $100 million. The culmination was in 2015, Smith played the Nigerian-American doctor Bennet Omalu in the biographical workConcussion and helped him earn a Golden Globe Award nomination. A year later, the actor appeared in an action movieSuicide Squad (2016) with a box office gross of more than $745 million worldwide. Despite mixed opinions about the content, the actor’s Deadshot character still received praise and is considered one of the rare bright spots of the film.
More recently, in 2019, Smith played the Genie in the live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated film of the same name,Aladdin . This is the highest-grossing film of the actor’s career, with a total box office revenue of more than $1 billion worldwide.
These achievements are testament to Will Smith’s talent as an actor. Not only restricting himself to popular films, Smith is very good at showing the deep sides required in heavier roles in art films or simply drama. But the actor is still very “cool” showing his natural humor. And this year, 2022, Smith won the first Oscar thanks to the excellent incarnation inKing Richard as a proof of talent recognition for the actor.
A generous charity star
Not only is a famous actor, Will Smith is also known as a famous philanthropist when he regularly donates to many charities. Not only does he donate his money and time to charities, but he also co-owns a charity with his wife.organizes concerts for the benefit of AIDS patient Nelson Mandela in George and dedicates his time and money to helping families and suffering children. In 2001, Smith participated in the charity TV show America: A Tribute to Heroes for the victims of 9/11.
Overall, it is undeniable that this American actor is talented and has made a huge contribution to the cinematic universe. And as a Hollywood star, what steps will Will Smith take after withdrawing from the Academy with noise at this year’s Oscars? This can really be considered as a major incident in the life of the actor, it affects his image, professionalism and is a big shock to Smith’s fans. Surely he needs to make amends as well as have a satisfactory solution to regain the trust of the fans. But Will Smith’s career will rebound. That’s for sure.
The actor has more than 30 years of career and a clean public image. Moreover, he is also a philanthropist. Thirty years have shown that Smith is not a random or crippled person. This incident will be a stain on his reputation – that is no doubt, but then Smith will be forgiven. There are other stars more terrible than that Smith. And from here to there, Will Smith must behave like a saint.