The world was shocked at the Academy Awards in March when Will Smith violently slapped Chris Rock after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett’s Smith hairstyle.
And now Will’s ex-wife, Sheree Zampino, 54, has told DailyMail.com exclusively that she wants her fans to forgive him for his mistake.
“I hope people allow him to be human,” the Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills guest star shared with DailyMail.com. “I really hope that because I support him, we are on good terms.”
And the business owner of Whoop Ash added that she is friends with Jada and shared that she “loves” the actress.
Her wish: The world was rocked at this year’s Academy Awards when Will Smith violently slapped Chris Rock across the face after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett’s Smith hairstyle. And now, Will’s ex-wife, Sheree Zampino, 54, has told DailyMail.com exclusively that she wishes her fans would forgive him for her mistake; seen in May on Race To Erase MS
He has a heart, saying, “I hope people allow him to be human,” the Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills guest star shared with DailyMail.com. “I really hope that because I support him, we are on good terms.” Seen in 1993
Sheree was married to Will from 1992 to 1995. Together they have a son, Trey Smith, 29.
The beauty also shared that Will won’t be able to move forward unless he has some sort of slack.
“You cannot heal without forgiveness,” he added.
The reality TV star also reminded fans that Smith has an incredible track record that people might want to consider.
‘I hope with him, he’s been in the business since he was 16 with Fresh Prince Of Bel Air. He gives so generously, he puts love into everything he does, he’s so kind, he has a heart connection with his fans.
A knockdown: Smith’s career has yet to recover after he slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards in March
He still got the gold: The Bad Boys actor had tears in his eyes as he accepted the Oscar, saying he had to protect his family.
There she is! Sheree saw Will on Oscar night and even held her Oscar for a moment.
“It’s given us years of laughs,” he said of the star best known for his films Bad Boys and Independence Day.
“I hope people give him a chance to be human,” he said again.
In late July, Smith seemed emotional while filming an apology video.
“Chris, I apologize. My behavior was unacceptable and I’m here when you’re ready to talk,” Smith said.
“There’s not a part of me that thinks that was the right way to behave at the time,” he added.
“There’s not a part of me that thinks that’s the optimal way to handle a feeling of disrespect or insults.”
The past: The beauty also shared that Will won’t be able to move on unless he’s given some kind of slack. “He cannot be healed without forgiveness,” she added. Seen in 1994
Their son: Sheree was married to Will from 1992 to 1995. Together they have a son Trey Smith, 29
Zampino also told DailyMail.com that he gets along with Will’s wife, Jada, whom he married in 1997 and has two children: Willow, 21, and Jaden, 24.
“We’ve gotten along very well for many years,” he said. “I’m on good terms with Jada, I love her very much,” she added.
Jada even encouraged Sheree to start selling her own Whoop Ash body lotion.
“I didn’t have the as a business woman, but Jada told me to do it,” she said.
‘I gave him some of the product and he loved it. She told me that she knew she could make a business out of it. She said, “I know you can do it. I’m a product whore and I know when something is good and you should start a business. Jada encouraged me.”
Face to face: Jada Pinkett Smith breaks down in tears while having an open and frank conversation with husband Will Smith’s first wife, Sheree
The family: From left, Sheree’s son Trey Smith, whom she had with Will, Jaden Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, singer Willow Smith and actor Will in 2016.
WHOOP ASH was born in 2006 when Zampino tried to cook something extraordinary with his newfound love for honey after reading the best-selling book, Secret Life of Bees.
She made her own decadent body butter in her kitchen.
“When I Googled recipes that contained honey, to my surprise, what came up were recipes for the body, topically,” she said.
‘I learned that honey has been used for thousands of years as a staple in royal skincare regimens. Well that piqued my interest and presented a new opportunity and challenge! So, I got out my big pot of Gumbo and started messing around with the best ingredients for nourishment, hydration and skin preservation.’
Her Friend Made It Happen: Sheree also told DailyMail.com that she enjoys being on RHOBH. “Garcelle and I were already good friends when I joined the show,” she began. seen in june
All good: ‘And I’ve gotten close to Crystal. She surprised me. She is much funnier than she seems on the show. Crystal tells jokes, she’s funny and she’s witty,’ said Sheree, on the far right.
It is 98 percent natural, he added. It is a comforting food for the skin.
Sheree also told DailyMail.com that she enjoys being on RHOBH.
“Garcelle and I were already good friends when I joined the show,” he began. And I’ve gotten close to Crystal. She surprised me. She is much funnier than she seems on the show.
‘Crystal makes jokes, she’s funny and witty.’
The cast: (L-R) Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Zampino, Kathy Hilton, Erika Jayne, Crystal Kung Minkoff, Sutton Stracke and Garcelle in June
She added that she tries to stay away from the drama. “It’s par for the course in reality TV, it’s what they want, but the drama isn’t mine, I’m just a friend of the show.”
She has experience with reality television. Sheree was on Hollywood Exes.
“That gave me an idea of reality TV, strategy is drama, drama sells, that’s what the audience wants drama,” he added.