At the 94th Academy Awards ceremony, Will smith stunned everyone by smack the comedian Chris Rock but months before the incident happened the Oscar-winning actor shared his vision of his career getting tumbledown with former late-night talk show host David. Will’s conversation with David was taped two months before the Awards ceremony. On David Letterman’s new Netflix show, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,” released on May 20, “Will Smith shared with the great television figure that although he doesn’t use powder recreationally, he had experimented with the South American hallucinogenic plant ayahuasca for nearly two years.
As he recounted to Letterman, He said that during one particular occasion the psychoactive herbal Brew had a significant effect. “After I dra-nk, it usually takes 45 minutes to kick in and I’m sitting there and you often feel like it won’t happen this time. So I’m sitting there after drin king and all of a sudden, I feel like my career is going away, my money flying away, and my house is flying away,” Smith told the legendary host He further added, “My entire life is getting demolish.”
He also said that later when he could hear his daughter, Willow calling out he stopped caring about anything else. He said, “Gradually I stopped worrying about money, I stopped worrying about my house, I stopped cworrying about my career and I just wanted to get to my daughter.” Earlier in the interview, Letter recollected on having the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star in his old “late show” while seeing a “locomotive” enter the studio, but you are stating that is not exactly who you are.”
“There is a person who you wished to be and a person you want to be seen as, and there is who you actually are.” Smith detailed before sharing, “I have always considered myself as a coward,” it was his first line of admission in his self-titled memoir released last year. The 53-year-old actor recalled his past as a child watching his mom beaten by his dad, noting, “And I didn’t do anything.” He further added, “It left a shocking impression of myself as a coward.” However, the actor states that when he found comedy he realized that negativity cannot happen inside a human body while you are laughing and he started to use it as a defense mechanism.
“Eventually, Will Smith became a symbol of fun and joy and when I appear I wanted people to be happy because I found that felt safe when my household was that way.” Most of them have heard about the incident that happened in March 2022, that very medium would be the reason for the Smith’s fall from grace. Before accepting his ten-year ban from all sorts of Oscar-related events, Smith has apologized several times to the Academy and Rock.