Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock

In a video posted to YouTube on Friday, Will Smith apologized for striking presenter Chris Rock during this year's Oscars broadcast

The world watched Smith stride onstage after Rock made a joke about Smith's wife's short haircut

After slapping Rock in the face, Smith sat back down in the audience and yelled expletives at him

As a result of his starring role in King Richard, Smith won the best actor Oscar

He then resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which then banned him from its events for 10 years

Chris, I apologize for my behavior, and I'm here whenever you're ready to talk," Smith said Friday in an emotional video, adding that he had contacted Rock but he is not ready to talk

At his standup show in New Jersey earlier this week, Rock reportedly addressed the slap