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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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BREAKING: 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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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’s ...

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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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Video: Will Smith Assaults Chris Rock at the 94th Oscars

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As the 94th Academy Awards dragged through the night, it appeared to be an arguably mediocre night. Forced comedic dialogue between random movie stars and interesting musical sets split up a night of recognition of the most outstanding talent from the previous year. But then Chris Rock took the stage to read out some documentary nominees. In the middle of ...

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