Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock, this time in video

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"Actor Will Smith posted a YouTube video Friday apologizing for striking presenter Chris Rock during the live TV broadcast of this year's Academy Awards ceremony."

"Audiences around the world watched Smith stride onstage after Rock made a crack about Smith's wife's short haircut."

"Smith slapped Rock in the face, then sat back down in the audience and yelled expletives at him."

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"Smith went on to win the best actor Oscar for his starring role in the film King Richard."

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"But days later, he resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which then banned him from its events for 10 years."

"Chris, I apologize to you. My behavior was unacceptable and I'm here whenever you're ready to talk," Smith said Friday in the emotional video,

"adding that he had reached out to Rock and was told the comedian is not yet ready."

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