Denzel Washington speaks publicly about Will Smith Oscar slap

CNN — Denzel Washington spoke publicly about his interaction with Will Smith on Oscar night and what happened after Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage. Washington was a guest and speaker at Bishop TD Jakes’ leadership summit on Saturday. During the two-hour discussion about faith and his award-winning acting career, Washington was asked about the … Read more

What Will Smith’s resignation from the Academy means for the actor

When Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars on Sunday, after the comedian joked about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, he sent shockwaves through the industry. Then, shortly after, Smith went back on stage to accept the Oscar for “Best Actor.” In the days since the incident, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and … Read more

Will Smith resigns from film academy over Chris Rock slap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith resigned Friday from the motion picture academy following his Oscars night slap of Chris Rock and said he would accept any further punishment the organization imposed. Smith in a statement released Friday afternoon said he will “fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct. My actions at the … Read more

Andrew Garfield mimics Will Smith slaps at Oscars 2022: Video

Even Andrew Garfield couldn’t get over the slap heard around the world. While leaving the 2022 Oscars, the Best Actor nominee was spotted walking up to a group of friends and saying, “What the f–k are you doing?” before smacking the air and laughing. The on-camera moment, which was posted to unCrazed’s YouTube account Thursday, … Read more

Chris Rock Has Been Mocking Jada Pinkett Smith Since the ’90s

The tension leading up to the Oscars slap has actually been lingering for over a decade. As folks on social media have been sleuthing around Chris Rock’s history with Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, an old clip of the comedian flaming Pinkett Smith has resurfaced. It’s not just the Oscars quips in 2016 and … Read more

Chris Rock Breaks Silence After Will Smith Oscars Slap, He’s ‘Still Kind of Processing What Happened’

Chris Rock has broken his silence over the Oscars slap heard ’round the world. The comedian, who has remained mum since being slapped and cursed out by Will Smith over a joke at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, addressed the incident at a comedy show in Boston on Wednesday. “How was your weekend?” he … Read more

Jimmy Kimmel Weighs In on Will Smith Allegedly Refusing to Leave Oscars After Slapping Chris Rock

Over the past few nights, Jimmy Kimmel—a former Oscars host—has repeatedly weighed in on the slap seen ’round the world during his late-night monologues. First, he upbraided Will Smith for initially laughing at Chris Rock’s joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head (she suffers from alopecia) before storming the stage and giving the … Read more

Wanda Sykes Wants an Apology From Will Smith Over Oscars Slap

Oscars co-host Wanda Sykes isn’t concealing her thoughts about that stunning slap, which threatened to derail the 94th Academy Awards’ third act. “I physically felt ill and I’m still traumatized by it,” she told Ellen DeGeneres in a clip from an Ellen DeGeneres Show appearance. In fact, Sykes said she’s awaiting an apology from Will … Read more

Wanda Sykes Scolds Oscars for Letting Will Smith Stay After Slapping Chris Rock: ‘It Was Gross’

Oscars host Wanda Sykes isn’t happy about that Will Smith Oscar slap either. After her co-host Amy Schumer took to Instagram to shame Smith for his “disturbing” actions on Sunday, Sykes sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to chastise the Best Actor winner for stealing her night. “I just was like, ‘Is this really happening?’” Sykes … Read more