Will Smith banned from the academy for 10 years over Chris Rock slap

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has banned Will Smith from all Academy events for 10 years for slapping Chris Rock during this year’s show.
Will Smith is no longer allowed to “attend any Academy events or programs, in person or virtually,” for the next decade.
In a statement, the Academy said the 94th Oscars had been “overshadowed by the unacceptable and harmful behaviour we

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Will Smith projects faces threat amidst Oscars slap controversy

The backlash following the infamous slap Will Smith laid on Chris Rock at the Oscars continues. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has pushed back one of Smith’s upcoming films.
Netflix is backing away from Fast and Loose, set to “tell the story of a crime boss who loses his memory after an attack,” The Hollywood Reporter said Sunday. The project lost its director shortly

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Will Smith resigns from Academy over Oscars Slap

According to press reports, actor Will Smith has resigned his membership from the Oscars Academy after slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage during last Sunday’s ceremony.
His statement reads: “My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were shocking, painful, and inexcusable,”
“The list of those I have hurt is long and

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Oscars producer claims Police were ‘prepared’ to arrest Will Smith after Chris Rock slap

Oscars’ guests and viewers are still reeling over Will Smith’s surprising and infamous onstage slap of comedian Chris Rock, who joked about Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair. Shortly after, Smith went onstage to accept the Best Actor Oscar for his role in King Richard.
Will Packer, producer of the Academy Award ceremony, told the ABC News show Good Morning America that until the

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Will Smith apologizes for slapping Chris Rock at Oscars

Will Smith apologized late Monday afternoon for his actions at Sunday night’s Oscars, in which he slapped presenter Chris Rock on the main stage in response to a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
“I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris,” Smith wrote in an Instagram post. “I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to

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Oscars 2022 Winners List: CODA wins Best Picture, Will Smith & Jessica Chastain win Best Actor & Best Actress

The 94th Academy Awards were held at the Dolby theatre in Los Angeles. CODA won the Best Picture award. The Apple Original Films drama also won Adapted Screenplay for Siân Heder, and its Troy Kotsur took home the Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Dune led the field with six Oscars, while Jessica Chastain won the Best Actress award for the title role in

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Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock on Oscars Stage in Shock Moment Over Jada Pinkett Smith Joke

At Sunday night’s Oscar ceremony, Will Smith shocked the room by approaching the stage and slapping presenter Chris Rock in the face after the comedian made a joke about Smith’s wife, actor Jada Pinkett Smith.
Rock was on the Oscar stage to present the award for best documentary. He began by making a few jokes about members of the show’s audience, including Pinkett Smith—referring to her as “G.I. Jane” due to

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Treasure-troves Await at DVD Stores

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Treasure-troves Await at DVD Stores
Urban taste in movies is gradually evolving. Although Hollywood and Bollywood still control a large audience, films from other countries are grabbing a piece of the Dhaka audience. Iranian, Spanish, German and French movies, with English subtitles, can now be easily found at virtually all DVD stores. Since supply is an effect of demand, it is thus safe to say that such movies have indeed made an entrance into the Dhaka movie-watching

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