Saturday, May 25, 2024

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more