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Will Smith Heads to India ‘For Spiritual Purposes’

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After the debacle at the 94th Academy Awards in March (which involved Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock live and onstage), actor and Oscar-winner Will Smith seems to be stepping away from the limelight. The¬†Aladdin¬†actor has now been spotted, however, arriving at a private Mumbai airport in India. According to PEOPLE, “the actor traveled to India for spiritual purposes, to ...

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The Great Disney EGOTs

If you were following the news before this years 94th Annual Academy Awards you would know that the big news ahead of the ceremonies was the possibility of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s possible EGOT win. Though he did not win for “Best Original Song” for which he was nominated, Encanto the film which he wrote the songs for took home “Best Animated ...

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Will Smith Writes Formal Apology to Chris Rock for Oscar Slap

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It has been almost 24 hours since Oscar-winning actor Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on the Dolby Theatre stage during the 94th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, and the actor has finally released an apology. Smith shared the apology on his Instagram, writing the following: “Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive. My behavior at last night‚Äôs ...

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Will Disney Star Lose Oscar? Academy Launches Official Review of Assault Incident

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On Monday, March 28, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences amended its statement regarding a physical altercation between Oscar winner Will Smith and nominee presenter and comedian Chris Rock. In the comedy-filled lead-up to announcing nominees for Best Documentary, Chris Rock made a joke about Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith’s baldness. He said that he could not ...

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LAPD, The Academy Release Statements on Will Smith Slap Incident

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A night of laughs and celebration was derailed when Will Smith stormed onto the Dolby Theatre stage to slap nominee presenter and comedian Chris Rock across the face and then proceeded to throw threatening f-bombs at him for making a G.I. Jane joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. (The 90s military action drama featured Demi Moore with a shaved ...

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Rachel Zegler References Her Invitation Snub During the Oscars

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Golden Globe award-winner Rachel Zegler might have only become famous last year with her first big role as Maria in the Steven Spielberg adaptation of¬†West Side Story (for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress), but the actress has quickly amassed a huge fanbase — and after her fans aggressively pressured the Academy online to give her ...

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‘Love Will Make You Do Crazy Things’: Will Smith Defends Himself for Hitting Chris Rock at the Oscars

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The most shocking moment in the 94th Academy Awards was one of the Oscars’ most jaw-dropping moments in its entire history. Actor Will Smith walked on stage and smacked comedian Chris Rock in the face after the presenter made a G.I. joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith, Will Smith’s wife. Jada Pinkett-Smith was sporting a shaved head at the ceremony, presumably due ...

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‘Encanto’ Loses to James Bond in the ‘Oscar for Best Original Song’ Category

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Disney fans might have been surprised or disappointed when the popular¬†Encanto¬†song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” was not nominated by composer Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 94th Academy Awards, but they may have been hoping that the Walt Disney Animation Studios movie Encanto would prevail with its Oscar nominee anyway! The Encanto¬†original song “Dos ...

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VIDEO: ‘Encanto’ Cast ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ Oscar Performance

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After months of anticipation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gathered Hollywood’s moviemakers together to distribute Oscars for the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles–hosted by Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes, and Regina Hall. From West Side Story to Cruella several projects developed under the Walt Disney Company’s umbrella arrived with their nomination, including one ...

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‘Encanto’ Wins the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film

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When the Oscar nominees for the 94th Academy Awards were announced, Disney fans learned that the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film was actually going to be a showdown between three Disney animated movies: Encanto, Raya and the Last Dragon, and the Disney and Pixar movie Luca. Each of these three Disney animated films has won several other awards during the 2022 ...

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