Will Smith has won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 94th Academy Awards, currently taking place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Smith received the prize for the role of Richard Williams, the father of tennis champion Venus. Serena Williams, A biography outlining Williams ‘role in the sisters’ star success in King Richard. The film is directed by Renault Marcus Greene and stars Smith in the title role, along with Aunjanu Ellis as his wife Brandi, Sania Sidney and Demi Singleton as Venus and Serena, and John Berthol as tennis coach Rick Machia. Venus and Serena Williams acted as executive producers on the project.
Smith was already in charge of the main play of the evening after him Host Chris hit the rock After comedian Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett made fun of Smith.
“Take my wife’s name out of your mouth,” he shouted to Rock twice. During commercial breaks, Smith can be seen wiping tears from his eyes and being comforted by others in the room.
Smith, who took to the stage, noted the controversy surrounding the role he played King Richard.
“Oh man,” he said. “Richard Williams was a fierce protector of his family. At this time in my life, at this moment, I am more than just what God is calling me to do and be in this world.
“In making this film, I have to protect Anjanu Ellis, one of the strongest and most gentle men I have ever met. I have to defend the two actresses who played Venus and Serena, Sania Sidney and Demi Singleton.
“I am called in my life to love people, to protect people, to be a river to my people. I know we will do what we do, and you can be misused and people will talk crazy about you. In this business, people are abusing you, pretending you’re right with a smile. To.
“I want to be a character for love and I want to thank Venus and Serena and the entire Williams family for handing over your story to me. I want to be an ambassador for that kind of love and care.
“I want to apologize to the academy and all my fellow candidates. This is a beautiful moment, I cry for winning the award. It’s not about me winning an award, it’s about shedding light on the people, the cast as a whole and the cast as a whole.
Wiping away tears, Smith said: “Art follows life! Like they said I was like a crazy dad. But love will make you do crazy things.
Smith ended by thanking his mother, who said he could not attend because he was busy in the knitting circle. “Thank you for this moment,” he concluded. “I hope the academy will call me back.”
Smith has already won several awards for his performance in the film, including Best Actor at the BAFTA and Critics’ Choice Awards and Best Actor (Drama) at the Golden Globes. At OscarsNominated twice for Best Actor: Ali in 2002 and The Pursuit of Happiness in 2007: Smith wins the third attempt.
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