Will Smith: 3 months after the Oscars slap, a new award for the actor

Banned from the Academy of Oscars for hitting Chris Rock shortly before receiving the Best Actor trophy for his performance in The Williams Method, following a bad joke from the comedian on stage, Will Smith was again rewarded thanks to the sports drama by Reinaldo Marcus Green.

The Williams Method Released: December 1, 2021 | 2h 25min By Reinaldo Marcus Green With Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Liev Schreiber Press 3.1 Spectators 4.1 rent or buy This Sunday, June 26, Will Smith indeed received the BET Award for Best Actor for the role of Serena and Venus Williams’ father. Created by Black Entertainment Television to primarily recognize African Americans and other minorities in various entertainment fields, the awards have been presented since 2001.

And the categories mix cinema and television, since facing Will Smith, absent from the ceremony, were named actors from films (Denzel Washington for The Tragedy of Macbeth) as well as series (Anthony Anderson for Black-ish, Adrian Holmes and Jabari Banks for Prince of Bel-Air reboot). When they weren’t doing both, like Forest Whitaker nominated for Respect and Godfather of Harlem.

Already winner of a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, a SAG Award, a Critics Choice Award and, of course, an Oscar, Will Smith thus adds an award to the long list of those that his role in The Method Williams will have offered to him.

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