The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prohibited Will Smith from going to all Academy occasions, including the Oscars, for the following 10 years, different media sources revealed Friday, following his slap of humorist Chris Rock at the Oscars service.
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- The Academy said in an explanation got by CNN and Variety “Smith will not be allowed to go to any Academy occasions or projects, face to face or for all intents and purposes, including however not restricted to the Academy Awards.”
- Rock kidded about the bare top of Smith’s better half, Jada Pinkett Smith, who has alopecia, an immune system issue that causes balding, during the Academy Award service a month ago.
- Smith strolled in front of an audience and slapped Rock after the joke, prior to getting back to his seat and hollering at Rock to “keep my significant other’s name out your f***ing mouth.”
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Smith apologized to Rock and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in an Instagram post the day after the service. Rock declined to document a police report and said during an outstanding show in Boston he is “still sort of handling” what had occurred. Smith left the Academy last week and said he would acknowledge any discipline forced on him by the gathering.
Deals of Smith’s journal, Will, flooded soon after the honors function. The book is No. 1 on the Nonfiction Hardcover New York Times blockbuster rundown and negative. 2 on the Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction list. And keeping in mind that his book deals are up, Smith’s prevalence plunged after the slap, as indicated by a Morning Consult survey delivered the week before. Around half of Americans saw Smith well after the smackdown from 80% in January 2020.