Will Smith resurfaces in India after Chris Rock’s Oscar slap

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Will Smith has resurfaced following Chris Rock’s Oscar slap.

The ‘King Richard’ actor was recently spotted in Mumbai, India smiling and posing for photos with adoring fans.

He also waved at nearby onlookers, shouting “Will! Will!”

On Wednesday, Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, said her family was “focused on deep healing” after her husband slapped Rock at the March 27 Oscars.

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“Given everything that’s happened over the past few weeks, the Smith family has been focused on deep healing,” Pinkett Smith said ahead of Wednesday’s Facebook Live episode of Red Table Talk.

Earlier this month, the academy announced that Smith had been banned from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years after he slapped presenter Rock at this year’s ceremony. The decision came after a meeting of the academy’s board to discuss a response to Smith’s actions.

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“I accept and respect the decision of the academy,” the actor said in a statement obtained by Fox News Digital at the time. Smith also resigned from the academy and publicly apologized.

Meanwhile, Rock has been doing stand-up since the Oscars incident. In his first stage appearance since the slap, he told a Boston crowd that he “is still processing what happened.”

Smith slapped Rock after Rock made a joke about Pinkett Smith’s bald head. Pinkett Smith has been open about her battle with alopecia.
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“At some point, I’ll talk about this s—, and it’ll be serious, and it’ll be funny,” Rock shared.

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Smith slapped Rock after Rock made a joke about Pinkett Smith’s bald head, referencing the 1997 movie ‘GI Jane,’ starring Half Moore. Pinkett Smith, 50, suffers from alopecia.

“Jada, ‘GI Jane 2,’ I can’t wait to see it,” Rock, 57, said while onstage at the Oscars with the actress.

Earlier this month, the academy announced that Smith had been banned from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years after he slapped presenter Rock at this year's ceremony.

Earlier this month, the academy announced that Smith had been banned from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years after he slapped presenter Rock at this year’s ceremony.
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“Wow, Will Smith just hit me,” Rock said after being slapped by Smith.

“Keep my wife’s name out of your fucking mouth,” Smith replied.

Stephanie Nolasco of Fox News and The Associated Press contributed to this report

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