Saturday Jul 02, 2022

Will Smith Is Banned From Attending Oscars For 10 Years Over Chris Rock Slap

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that it will ban Will Smith from attending the Oscars for the next decade. In a statement, academy President David Rubin and CEO Dawn Hudson said Smith will be banned from “any Academy events or programs, in person or virtually,” for a 10-year period starting […]

Oscars Producer Reveals Police Were ‘Prepared’ To Arrest Will Smith

Oscars producer Will Packer said Los Angeles police were prepared to arrest actor Will Smith on Sunday after he assaulted comedian Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars. In an interview with “Good Morning America” that will air Friday morning, Packer spoke out about what happened at the Academy Awards after the shocking incident. “They were […]

Wanda Sykes Reveals What Chris Rock Said To Her After ‘Sickening’ Oscars Incident

Oscars co-host Wanda Sykes has broken her silence on the fiasco at Sunday’s awards ceremony and revealed that Chris Rock apologized to her after he was slapped onstage by Will Smith. Sykes, who hosted alongside fellow comedy actors Regina Hall and Amy Schumer on Sunday night, said on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday that she […]

Forbes op-ed suggests Oscars proved ‘respectability will not and has not saved Black people’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Forbes contributor Janice Gassam Asare’s Monday piece “Why Are Jokes Always At The Expense Of Black Women?” determined that the latest Oscars controversy is only a symptom of a greater racial problem. The 94th Academy Awards was interrupted Sunday night when actor Will Smith walked onto the […]

Montreal comedians divided on Chris Rock’s right to ‘cross the line’ in wake of Will Smith’s Oscars slap

The most talked-about moment of Sunday night’s 94th Academy Awards left Montreal comic Renzel Dashington speechless.  “To be honest, I’m not even sure that actually happened. I’m still in shock.”  Dashington, along with spectators around the world, watched in disbelief as the winner of the Oscar for best actor, Will Smith, strode on stage and […]

This Wasn’t The First Time Chris Rock Mocked Jada Pinkett Smith At Oscars

Chris Rock insulted Jada Pinkett Smith at the Oscars years before he got slapped by Will Smith during Sunday’s ceremony. (Watch the videos below.) The New York Post and The Daily Beast, among others, reported that Rock’s barbs back in 2016 created “bad blood” and a “bitter history” that lingered with the movie star, who […]

Will Smith slaps, swears at Chris Rock during live Oscars broadcast

The 94th Academy Awards on Sunday maintained a buoyant spirit until Will Smith took great offence to a joke by presenter Chris Rock about the best-actor nominee’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Rock was introducing the award for best documentary when he joked to Smith that he was looking forward to a sequel to G.I. Jane. Smith then stood […]

Jessica Chastain Hits Oscars Red Carpet After Nearly Skipping It For A Great Reason

Chastain, who is considered the front-runner for Best Actress thanks to her performance in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” looked stunning Sunday night in a floor-length, lavender gown by Gucci. But last week, Chastain spoke out against the Academy’s controversial decision to cut eight award categories, including Best Makeup and Hairstyling, from the night’s telecast. […]

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