LOS ANGELES - Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has made her first public statement since her husband Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars Sunday night."This is a season for healing and I'm here for it," she wrote on Instagram Tuesday morning.
It comes after Will Smith issued an apology to Chris Rock Monday, stating that his behavior was "out of line" and "not indicative of the man I want to be."The joke came after the comedian made a joke about Pinkett Smith.Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up for FOX 11’s Fast 5 newsletter.
And, get breaking news alerts in the FOX 11 News app. Download for iOS or Android.Rock was on stage Sunday night to present the Oscar for best documentary feature, but he peppered in some jokes, including one referencing Pinkett Smith's bald head, suggesting she would be starring in a sequel to "G.I.
Jane."Smith, who was seated in the front of the Dolby Theatre, walked onto the stage and smacked Rock, in a move that initially drew some laughs from the crowd, believing it was a pre-planned comedy skit.