Will Smith in Dubai? According to a report, Smith, who is now well-known for his slap on comedian Chris Rock at Oscars, might have fled Los Angeles and hid in Dubai, some 8,000 miles away.
“Days after the Oscar slap flap, Will was flown by his BFF, the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aka ‘Fazza,’ to the middle Eastern kingdom so he could cool out while his bad press burns like a California wildfire,”Roger Friedman, an entertainment blogger, wrote the following article for Showbiz411.
Smith and the Crown Prince have been friends for many years.
Smith visits often and takes advantage of all the fringe benefits that the wealthy country has to offer, such as indoor skiing and skydiving. He even made a documentary “Best Shape of My Life”Dubai
Meanwhile back home, Smith’s high-powered talent agency, the Creative Artists Agency (CAA), has been considering dropping him following the Oscars slap, the Daily Beast reported. The CAA denied the reports, but they have remained with Smith so far.
And the debate surrounding Smith and Rock continues, with many wondering why Rock didn’t defend himself and instead put both hands behind his back.
Rock was reportedly suffering from a psychological disorder called nonverbal learning disability (NVLD), which made it difficult for Smith to understand what was happening to him.
Experts suggest that Smith may not have been able see the expression on Smiths face clearly.