Will Smith slapped a Ukrainian reporter for trying to kiss him in the mouth. The incident happened on the red carpet premiere of Men In Black 3 in Moscow, Russia. The Ukrainian reporter tried to kiss Will Smith on the lips and the actor angrily pushes him away and then backhands him across the face. Will Smith was visibly angry that the guy showed overt affection toward him. After Will Smith slapped the guy, he said, “He’s lucky I didn’t sucker punch him.” In the video, it looked like Will Smith let him kiss his cheeks, and he just got angry when the reporter went in for his lips. It is a custom in Russia (and Eastern Europe) for guys to kiss both cheeks for greetings. Will Smith is not homophobic though as he recently offered his support for President Barack Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to the Associated Press: “He told reporters in Berlin on Monday that “if anybody can find someone to love them and to help them through this difficult thing that we call life, I support that in any shape or form.” Still, Smith says the president’s support for gay marriage was a “brave” move in an election year.”
But then again, there were rumors before that Will Smith is gay, lifted from a New York Post Page Six blind-item.