In case his name doesn’t ring a bell off the top, Harry has been in everything from The Five Heartbeats to “Insecure.”
The column was released a day after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors decided to ban Will from all Oscar events for the next 10 years for slapping Chris Rock on stage at the 94th Academy Awards on March 27.
At this point, the only person who can redeem the integrity of the Oscars is Smith himself. He needs to come to grips with the gravity of the offense he committed: slapping Rock, live on March 27 in front of millions on the Academy Awards stage.
Smith needs to express-mail his golden trophy back to the Academy and publicly state something to the effect of: “Out of respect for the 94 years of honor conferred upon this award, I do not in good conscience feel worthy of being its custodian.”
Read the full column here.
Harry Lennix is trending as people react to his guest column and his call-to-action for Will.
Read a few tweets below.