Hating Will Smith

Jan Blount
4 min readNov 29, 2022

It’s like he slapped their mommas

Encountering a surprising number of folks who it seems haven’t forgiven, let go of, or gotten over to any healthy degree, the actions taken on the evening of March 22, 2022 by one Willard Carroll Smith II. In fact, they still seem pretty heated about it, here these more than six months later. I’m telling you, if you didn’t know better, you’d think Chris Rock was somehow blood related to some of these folk. Let me share just a couple of the things said to me recently about “The Slap”:

“I can never trust him again.”

Jan Blount

Educated, but averse to sophistry. I write about what I know, what angers me and what moves me. I ponder about race, politics, and whether true love exists.