Will Smith's Violence With Male Kisser Is Sad!

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As you know, Scientologist Will Smith was greeting the press at the Moscow premiere of the esteemed Men In Black III the other day when he was approached by a male reporter who double kissed the star on the cheek, which is apparently the guy's shtick.

At first, Will smilingly went along with it and seemed happy--I guess that's his natural impulse about such things.

But then he became outraged.

"What the hell is your problem, man?" he said after he shoved the guy away, then slapped him on the face, looking disgusted.

Oh, sorry, Miss Thing!

"He's lucky I didn't sucker punch him," Will joked afterwards. Ha ha. Same-sex violence is so hilarious.

Worse is the USA Today reaction: "Um, can you blame him?"

By the way, let's not forget that Will's the one who refused to kiss a man in the movie of Six Degrees of Separation back in 1993, on the advice of Denzel Washington.

When I got wind of that at the time, I informed the publicist that I was rescinding my request to interview Will.

I bet he wouldn't have talked to an out gay anyway.


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bitchtrollfromhell
bitchtrollfromhell

Agree with Musto, he is homophobic going back to refusing to do the kiss on "Six Degrees", hate him and his whole clan.

latenitebump
latenitebump

he didn' t refuse to do the kiss in 6 degrees, itch ting. get your facts straight! i mean gay!

and if it makes you cum between your legs he did kiss kevin james in the movie hitch!

heard any good dolly, lately?

Michael Khalsa
Michael Khalsa

Will Smith's assistant is a gay Australian guy. I've chatted to him. From what I heard Will has a ranch with snakes on the property. The assistant was asked to live on the property except with security it would have made bringing trade back difficult. I also saw personal photographs of Will he is pretty ordinary without the makeup.

Drew
Drew

Will Smith ......internalized Homophobia???? (simply my opinion)

Just some food for thought.

Eldorado
Eldorado

Do you really need four question marks, thing?

Also, who knows what that reporter smelled like. He could have had breath like the Augean stables, or the sewers of Cleveland, or garbage dump in China. 

He is very lucky Will Smith did not flatten him. He would have been justified.

Clifton Rains
Clifton Rains

Will had every right to do this.  What if there were different genders involved, let's say, a famous actress and this same male reporter.  He goes in to kiss her on the lips, and with her not wanting it, she slaps him in the face.  What do you think everyone would be saying then...."You go girl, yeah!!" or "He totally deserved to get slapped.  What a pig!"  Hypocrisy at its worst right here ladies and gentlemen. 

Metta Morphose
Metta Morphose

This is the stupidest thing I've come across in a long while. Musto, you should be ashamed of yourself for trying to turn people against Will Smith as some kind of gay basher. You brought up Scientology and the fact Will didn't want to kiss a guy in a film..so? What the hell does that have to do with this situation really. I didn't know Scientology had shit to do with this situation..and since when do you have to make out with someone of the same gender just to prove you're supportive of the gay community?

This whole issue had to do with someone/a stranger invading ones personal space. Will was happy at first because the guy came in and gave him a hug (before going into kiss him a few times and getting close to his mouth). Your whole bias is clear in this article..I don't give a crap about Scientology or about Will Smith but for you to create controversy..hoping to crucify someone and getting a paycheck out of it..total prick move..you have no morals.

Darian
Darian

"What does Scientology have to do with it?"

Hmm, maybe the fact that they closet and beard so many stars to help their careers?

Anyway, loved what you wrote, Musto. It's spot on.

Metta Morphose
Metta Morphose

And...your point is?

riseagain
riseagain

right on point meta morphose. 

corrective_unconscious
corrective_unconscious

The claims make Scientology sound grasping, craven, disingenuous, sexually sick and homophobic. That was the point you "didn't get."

Abc
Abc

oh SHUT UP you fact twisting IDIOT. If some random guy tried to make out with you, wouldn't you give them a bank handed little tap on the face? THIS IS NOT NEWS. GET A LIFE AND START REPORTING ON REAL ISSUES. Just because you are insecure about your life doesn't give you the right to shit on celebrities. And Will Smith is not even a Sceintologist, he gave money them, but he also gave money to the christian church and the church of Islam. Please go kill yourself. 

Guest
Guest

Witty stuff. (eyeroll).

Southern Dave
Southern Dave

Unlike fellow Scientologist John Travolta, Will doesn't suck face -- or anything else -- on the first date. At least not in public.

SP 'Onage
SP 'Onage

What's wrong with these scientology celebrities lately? If someone would have slapped him he'd sick his scientology lawyers on them. Will Smith is going down hill fast just like the cult he's in, so sad.

DudeSociety
DudeSociety

I actually don't agree either. Randomly grabbing someone and kissing them on the mouth is a no-no no matter if you're male, female, gay, straight, whatever. Just because he doesn't want to be forcibly kissed by someone doesn't make him an asshole. "Slapping" him was probably dumb, but it was hardly a slap. Using an impulse reaction like that to pain him as homophobic isn't really fair.

Oil
Oil

Nowhere in the video is he seen going near Will's mouth or doing anything other than a double face kiss.

DudeSociety
DudeSociety

Maybe it was incorrect, but the first thing I read about this incident was that this guy's thing was to try to kiss the people he interviews... If that's not true, you might be right.

Orlaith
Orlaith

"I bet he wouldn't have talked to an out gay anyway."

How did you come to that conclusion based on the fact that Will Smith doesn't want guys kissing him? I am not gay & would never want a strange woman kissing me on the mouth but this doesn't make me homophobic, in fact I actually have quite a few gay friends & family members. If they were to kiss me it's not an issue but if a stranger grabbed me & repeatedly kissed me I'd feel the urge to slap them too regardless if they are male or female.

Vin and Omi
Vin and Omi

So what's the connection between Scientology and repressed sexuality - discuss 

corrective_unconscious
corrective_unconscious

To have that discussion in the present case you'd have to ask around the Philly bar scene - such as it is - from the early days when he was here. Oh, what _kind_ of bar? I don't know, are you a science fiction/con artist lawyer?

Phil Davis
Phil Davis

The reporter went too far. Based on past history there may be an argument that Will Smith is homophobic to some degree, but the reporter didn't stop with just the standard European cheek kissing, he hugged him tight and kept at him. I would have pushed him away too. And as for slapping him, it was barely a tap. I don't think this is the situation to advance any gay rights cause. It was an overzealous invasion of privacy. 

Miss Ann Thrope 2 U
Miss Ann Thrope 2 U

Yeah, but whatevs, who wants some stranger REPORTER smooching you in front of the planet as some sort of stunt? Whatever your orientation (or disorientation!), the man has the right to some personal space and respect. Sheesh

Vatoslocos4ever
Vatoslocos4ever

Sorry I don't agree. This reporter threw his arm around Will's neck and forced multiple unwanted kisses on him which was alot more inappropriate and physical than that light smack he received. I think it was a stunt to bring himself attention just like the SAME reporter did with Madonna and the stupid hydrangea incident. Even if Will is gay, who wants someone pulling their neck and kissing all over them? Respect peoples personal space. Will tried to be nice about it at first and then got annoyed. I would have too and I am gay so please spare me the homophobic rhetoric.

anonTWO
anonTWO

dude had his arm around his neck.does smith know this fucking guy?he seemed awfully familiar with the hands.gay or straight, male or female-no strange person is gonna wrap their arm around my neck and kiss me without my consent.

Mavro Arni
Mavro Arni

I agree. So what if that's "his schtick"? Since when does that give anyone the right to grope and slobber on someone else? I'm gay and I've come close to decking obnoxious strangers who couldn't keep their hands to themselves.

Melinda9
Melinda9

He shouldn't have slapped the guy. But getting grabbed by random people must be scary for celebrities (or anyone, for that matter). It could be some psycho with a gun or a knife.

Miss Ann Thrope 2 U
Miss Ann Thrope 2 U

slap? come on, it was a flick at best, like "wake up!" I agree on your second point. We all have our personal space and clearly buddy was pushing the envelope.

Melinda9
Melinda9

 Back hand? Cuff? Who cares? Then he lies and said the guy tried to kiss him on the mouth.

latenitebump
latenitebump

the guy is a nutcase! the same psycho who presented madonna with those flowers she loathed. yes! i remember the whole denzel and the man-kiss contro for reasons understood!

plus, remember will is from phillie! like he said: the journalist´s lucky he didn´t get the beat down. i guess, will didn´t forget where he came from.

Rob in Philly
Rob in Philly

We're doin' a lot of man-to-man kissing here in Philly, just sayin'....

Imaginemerida
Imaginemerida

I'm not reading too much into this clip to say that there's a whole lot going on here in a very short amount of time. It's all very telling: Will's initial reaction to the kiss, his second-take, and the interviewer's mortification, and then that of Will and his posse. 

Wings
Wings

You're right, Will looks like he's loving it at first. But then he catches himself and has to do the gay-panic reaction for the public. Sad indeed.

Indri
Indri

You are so fierce to write this! No one else has the nerve.

billyjoe
billyjoe

Indri...did you somehow overlook the fact that youre reading the Village Voice?

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