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Will Smith gets emotional after winning the Oscar for best actor for sports biopic King Richard

Will Smith played tennis legend Serena and Venus Williams' father in King Richard

and bagged his first Oscar for performance in a night of drama at the Dolby Theatre.

"Oh man, Richard Williams was a fierce defender of his family. In this time in my life, in this moment, I am overwhelmed by what God is calling on me to do and be in this world."                        -will smith

While accepting his award, Smith tearfully apologized for the events that had transpired prior to him hitting Chris Rock.

Smith said, "I want to apologize to the Academy. I want to apologize to all my fellow nominees. This is a beautiful moment and I’m not crying for winning an award.

He then continued by thanking his fellow crew members and the entire Williams family

Will Smith won the Oscar, dodging other notable nominees like Andrew Garfield, Javier Bardem, Denzel Washington and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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