He tells Entertainment Tonight,
I was really kind of joking when I said that. Dr. Omalu has such a positive view of America and the American dream. As an actor, being able to be a part of that and to feel from the outsider’s perspective how great this country is, I sort of got inspired as I was looking at the current political landscape. I was inspired to defend the ideals that help build such a beautiful country.
P.S. If Smith ran for president, would you vote for him?