Denzel Washington Says He Prayed With Will Smith After Oscars Slap: ‘I Couldn’t Have Sat In My Seat’

Denzel Washington is breaking his silence on the Will Smith Oscars slap. The Hollywood icon shared his thoughts during an appearance at pastor T.D. Jakes’ international leadership summit on Saturday, where he reportedly said he is not in a position to condemn Will’s actions. According to multiple outlets including Variety, Denzel explained that he believes “the devil got ahold of that circumstance that night” and the “only solution” is prayer.