Will Smith Resigns From the Academy Over Chris Rock Slap: Will Fully Accept All Consequences
Will Smith's resignation came two days after the Academy met to initiate disciplinary proceedings against him for violations of the groups' standards of conduct.
Will Smith resigns from film academy, says he's 'heartbroken'
Actor Will Smith has resigned from Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, saying on Friday that his slapping of presenter Chris Rock on stage at this year's Oscars ceremony was "shocking, painful and inexcusable."
Will Smith resigns from film academy over Chris Rock slap at Oscars | CBC News
Will Smith resigned Friday from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences following his Oscars night slap of Chris Rock and said he would accept any further punishment the organization imposed.