Tag Archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Academy Decides Punishment for Will Smith

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has finally come to a decision on how to punish actor Will Smith for the scene he made during the 94th Oscars. In an open letter sent earlier today, the Academy explained that Smith would be banned from attending the Oscars for ten years. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the letter states, ...

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Will Smith Resigns from The Academy Following Incident at the Oscars

Following this year’s Oscars awards ceremony in which actor Will Smith walked onto the stage and slapped presenter Chris Rock after the comedian joked about Smiths wife Jada Pinkett Smith, fans and the Academy have been working through potential consequences during the incident’s fallout. With Will Smith up for a potential suspension or even expulsion from the Academy of Motion ...

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Double Standard Vaccination, Mask Policy Announced for 2022 Oscars

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Even though the 94th Oscars are still more than a month away, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released new mask and vaccination requirements for the event. It appears that whether an attendee will need to be vaccinated or wear a mask will depend upon who s/he is. According to The New York Times, The audience of 2,500 ...

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