On the Will Smith Slap
… I Can Picture!!!
3/29/2022 3: 14 PM PT
O.J. Simpson evidently sees rather of bit of himself in Will Smith after his Oscars slap — pronouncing that he, too, desired to position hands on other folks assist when he changed into once within the spotlight.
The Juice sounded off on your entire saga, and his main takeaway is in his Twitter caption … “He changed into once scandalous however I perceive the sentiment.” Within the video, he elaborates … explaining, yeah, Will made a mistake — however he kinda sympathizes with him.
Strive it out … O.J. says he’s also been by hundreds of “crap,” and on the quite loads of side of that — presumably in reference to his acquittal within the ’90s — changed into once in most cases the butt of loads of jokes.
He makes no bones about how he felt about these “O.J. routines,” pronouncing he desired to “b-slap” as a minimal a pair of these comedians — however acknowledges he restrained himself, almost drawing the difference between him and Will … which, to many, is the final irony.
Backside line … O.J. defends Chris Rock right here, pronouncing it is comedy — and irrespective of the arrangement in which it makes you feel, you (and Will by extension) want to acquire it.
Now, right here is the kicker … O.J. theorizes that if he woulda pulled the identical stunt after his Las Vegas arrest/conviction — he believes he would’ve gotten existence in penal complex with out the doable of parole, reputedly declaring that Will’s getting a gallop on myth of he’s Will Smith.
There could well even merely, truly, be a parallel between giving someone the good thing about the doubt as it pertains to O.J.’s myth and Will’s — even though, truly, they’re no longer comparable — however Mr. Simpson’s hypothetical seems horrible … there could be a range of the rationale why O.J. wouldn’t be properly-got if he slapped someone post-acquittal. Vegas would seemingly have cramped to realize with it.