Will Smith could've brought his career full circle if he just would've opened his best actor acceptance speech with, "I got in one little fight and my mom got scared..." Definitely a missed opportunity #Oscars #AcademyAwards
“I’m being called on in my life to love people and to protect people and to be a river to my people,” Smith said while accepting his Best Actor award 15 minutes later.
He continued: “I know, to do what we do, we’ve gotta be able to take abuse. You’ve gotta be able to have people talk crazy about you. In this business, you’ve gotta be able to have people disrespecting you.
“You’ve gotta smile and pretend that that’s okay. But Richard Williams and what I love – what Denzel [Washington] said to me a few minutes ago – ‘In your highest moments, be careful, that’s when the devil comes for you.’”
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