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Will Smith barred from Academy events for 10 years over Chris Rock slap on stage

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Will Smith is banned from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years. The move comes after a meeting of the academy's Board of Governors to discuss a response. Smith pre-emptively resigned from the academy last week during the run-up to the meeting. Smith: "I betrayed the trust of the Academy"
4 months ago·Los Angeles, United States

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Times of India

Will Smith banned from attending Oscars for 10 years after slap

Smith resigned from the academy on April 1 and has issued statements apologizing to Rock, the Oscars producers, nominees and viewers.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years over slap

The Academy voted on Friday to sanction Smith after he slapped Chris Rock at the awards show.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Will Smith Banned from Oscars for 10 Years after Chris Rock Slap But These Memes Hit Hard

Will Smith has released a statement accepting the 10 year Oscars ban. In a one sentence statement, Will wrote: 'I accept and respect the Academy's decision.'

4 months ago·India
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Reuters

Will Smith banned from attending Oscars for 10 years after slap

Hollywood's film academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars for 10 years after the best actor winner slapped presenter Chris Rock on stage at the Academy Awards ceremony 12 days ago.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock

Academy bars actor from all its events, condemning ‘unacceptable and harmful behavior on stage’

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Will Smith banned from the Oscars for 10 years over Chris Rock slap

Hollywood's film academy on Friday said its board of governors banned Will Smith from any of its events, including the Oscars, for 10 years after the best actor winner slapped presenter Chris Rock on stage at the Academy Awards ceremony.

4 months ago·Canada
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