Will Smith divides fans once again as he receives another award

Will Smith, who was embroiled in controversy following his infamous slap at the

Oscars earlier this year, has divided fans once again as he's reportedly honoured with BET award.

It was revealed that during Sunday night's 2022 BET Awards, he had received the

honor for Best Actor for his portrayal of Richard Williams in King Richard.

Smith's performance has received significant acclaim and appreciation ever since

the movie's release, but fans have been conflicted ever since it received the Oscar on the same night he slapped Chris Rock.

Many of his fans had similar reactions upon learning of the actor's win at the BET

ceremony, after which Smith began quickly trending on social media.

One quipped: "I see Will Smith won a BET Award and I didn't realize they had added a 'Best Slap' category."