'Will Smith Unpacks Oscars Slap in ‘Daily Show’ Interview

Oscars Slap in ‘Daily Show’ Interview

“I have

been away,” Will Smith said, drawing a laugh from the crowd when the topic of

But at

the end of the day, I just — I lost it, you know?” Smith continued

“I was

going through something that night, you know? Not that that justifies my behavior at all…

It was

the little boy that watched his father beat up his mother, you know? All of

Noah interjected,

offering his own perspective on the situation and recalling the discussions he had with peers

“Some people

were overreacting, which made some people underreact

Smith shared

an anecdote from the aftermath on Oscars evening, when he was already having to deal

That was

a rage that had been bottled for a really long time,” Smith said, “My nephew

He had

stayed up late to see his uncle Will and we are sitting in my kitchen

Smith also

discussed “Emancipation,” sharing the decision-making that led him to the project

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