Apple TV+ plays Will Smith’s movie “Emancipation” after winning the infamous Oscar.

The release date of the movie ‘Liberation’, which was scheduled to debut this year, has been pushed back to 2023. Following Will Smith’s slap in the face at the 2022 Academy Awards, Apple TV+ has decided to postpone the release date of his film ‘Liberation’.

‘Liberation’ won’t appear on Apple TV+ in 2022

According to The Recent Times, the streaming service will delay the premiere of the film to 2023. Apple TV+ hasn’t released an official schedule, but a source familiar with the matter insisted it was “the unspoken fact” that the action drama wouldn’t be a hit. Liberation, in which Will Smith plays a runaway slave named Peter, is based on the true events of the 1863 photograph The Scourged Back.

What exactly happened between Chris Rock and Will Smith at the 2022 Oscars?

Chris Rock joked that Will Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Will Smith’s wife cut her hair. When awarding Best Documentary Feature at the 2022 Academy Awards. Rock expressed excitement over overseeing Pinkett Smith. A person with alopecia areata appears on ‘GI Jane 2’ and urges Will Smith to get on stage and hit the rock. “Don’t take my wife’s name out of your (swearing) mouth!” Will Smith said as he returned to his seat.

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Will Smith later apologized

Will Smith won the Best Actor award at the 94th Annual Oscars shortly after the event. Will Smith apologized. When he won his first Academy Award for Best Actor (Protagonist) for ‘King Richard’ at an Oscar and fellow nominations. But Rock didn’t mention it.

Will Smith also apologized on social media platforms.

However, Will Smith apologized to Chris Rock and the Oscars on his social media profile. After being angered by his destructive behavior. Will Smith convened a brief virtual meeting on March 29 between Will Smith, Rubin and Oscar CEO Dawn Hudson. A few days ago, the Oscars banned Will Smith from accepting Oscars for the next 10 years.



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