Will Smith barred from Academy events for 10 years, including the Oscars

“The Board has decided, for a period of 10 years from April 8, 2022, Mr. Smith shall not be permitted to attend any Academy events or programs, in person or…

Chris Rock didn’t want Will Smith removed, Oscars producer Will Packer says

But as Smith — angered by a joke Rock told about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith — yelled obscenities from the audience before he walked on stage to confront Rock,…

Chris Pine told a confused Oscars partygoer that he was Chris Evans of ‘Captain America’

A partygoer at an Oscars shindig over the weekend knew him as … Joey Lawrence? Pine, in a Wednesday appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” recounted to Kimmel that after the…

Will Smith slap: Academy initiates ‘disciplinary proceedings’ against actor over Oscars incident

“Board of Governors today initiated disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Smith for violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct, including inappropriate physical contact, abusive or threatening behavior, and compromising the integrity…

Chris Rock publicly addresses Oscars incident for the first time

Rock made his first public remarks about the incident. In his first of two shows, he was greeted by the audience at Boston’s Wilbur Theater with two back-to-back standing ovations,…

Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer weigh in on the Oscars slap

On Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime talk show, Sykes, one third of the trio who hosted the Oscars on Sunday, said while she didn’t witness Will Smith slapping presenter Chris Rock because…

Jada Pinkett Smith posts about ‘healing’ in the wake of Oscars slap

The post was only words with no accompanying caption. “This is a season for healing and I’m here for it,” it read. The “Matrix” star has been at the center…

Jada Pinkett Smith talked loving her bald head days before the Oscars

Less than a week before her husband Will Smith smacked Academy Awards presenter Chris Rock for joking about his wife’s shaved head, the actress and “Red Table Talk” host posted…

Oscars Fight Highlights for Many the Toll Alopecia May Carry

March 28, 2022 — Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony is a buzzing topic of conversation today. Troy Kotsur became the first deaf man to win an Oscar – and the…

Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock over slapping incident at Oscars

In a post on Instagram on Monday afternoon, Smith called his behavior “unacceptable and inexcusable.” “Jokes at my expense are a part of the job, but a joke about Jada’s…