Will Smith was walking the red carpet at the “Men In Black III” premiere when a male reporter leaned in for a kiss. And then another kiss. And then another. The Fresh Prince eventually had enough and shoved the reporter off of him, slapped him, and told him that he was lucky he didn’t punch him.
“What’s wrong with you man.”
The actor moved on down the red carpet where he told the next set of reporters:
“Dude tried to kiss me on the mouth. He’s lucky I didn’t sucker punch him. Oh no, I shouldn’t have said that on camera.”
TMZ reports that the unnamed Ukrainian reporter often tries to kiss celebrities. Smith was obviously not aware that the smooch was coming.
A little hub-bub has flared up as some have criticized Smith for being homophobic, saying that the actor over-reacted in the situation, but it looks like Smith was just caught off guard. What do you think?
Here’s the video of the incident.
Will Smith did just come out in support of gay marriage. Smith said:
“If anybody can find someone to love them and to help them through this difficult thing that we call life, I support that in any shape or form.”
Do you think Will Smith was being homophobic? Do you think he overreacted?