Grammys live: Olivia Rodrigo wins first Grammy Award

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awardsbeing presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Olivia Rodrigo has won her first career Grammy in what could be the beginning of a big night. The 19-year-old won the award Sunday for best pop solo performance for her viral hit … Read more

‘SNL’ covers Will Smith, Chris Rock Oscars slap in sketch, ‘Weekend Update’

“Saturday Night Live” dove headfirst into the week-long controversy around Will Smith, mocking how the “Fresh Prince” seemed to turn into a different person Sunday night when he suddenly got up on stage and slapped comedian Chris Rock in face at the Oscars over a joke about his wife. In a sketch taking place at … Read more

Will Smith’s projects ‘on hold’ as Denzel Washington weighs in on slap

Denzel Washington, who was seen consoling Will Smith moments after the King Richard actor slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars last weekend, spoke out on Saturday about the night’s controversy, asking: ‘Who are we to condemn?’ Washington’s defense of Smith comes as the now-controversial actor faces production backlash over his stunt, with his upcoming Netflix … 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

Denzel talks about consoling Will Smith at Oscars

Denzel WashingtonPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Amidst the chaos that ensued at the Oscars on Sunday night—after-you-know-who abruptly took the stage to you-know-what you-know-whom straight in the face—one of the most calming presences in the Dolby Theater appears to have been Denzel Washington. The veteran actor was one of a few A-listers who joined ostensible … Read more

Bill Maher Blames ‘Toxic Femininity’ For Will Smith Oscars Slap On ‘Real Time’

Last night on Real Time with Bill Maher, the topic of Will Smith’s Oscars slap came up and boy did the HBO host have plenty to say. After all, it’s the only thing Hollywood has been talking about for nearly a week now. “Thank you all for coming and putting on a brave face,” Maher … 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

Will Smith resigns from Oscars Academy over Chris Rock slap: ‘My actions were painful, inexcusable’ | Hollywood

Actor Will Smith resigned on 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. Will in a statement said he will “fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct. My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were … 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

Will Smith has two weeks to save his career as he plans to Oscars bosses and ‘beg for forgiveness’

Will Smith faces a two-week fight to save his career as the Academy mulls taking away his Oscar – with the star planning to ‘beg for forgiveness’ in a letter to awards bosses. The Best Actor winner is set for a ‘D-Day’ hearing with the Academy on April 18 where he will find out ‘if … Read more