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Will Smith Oscar Banned, Get It All!

Penalty expected after the actor's act of aggression against comedian Chris Rock during the ceremony.

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Now it's official, we've got Will Smith Banned from Oscars and other high-profile ceremonies for 10 years, and you might already know why. But in case you still don't know why, it was because of the slap he gave comedian Chris Rock.

And in case you don't know the reason for the slap, Chris Rock joked with Will's wife, who has an illness. This disease makes her bald, and the joke was precisely about this fact, Will Smith didn't like it, went there and slapped him.

And in case you don't know who Chris Rock is, the series "Everybody hates Chris” was inspired by his life.

Will Smith Banned From The Oscars, Will He Be Able To Run For The Award Anymore?

Will Smith's decision to be Banned from the Oscars took place today, Friday, April 8, 2022 by the directors of the institution. However, he can still be nominated for the award and even win, he just cannot attend the event when the award takes place.

It's worth remembering that he won the best actor award at this year's Oscars, so he lost that statuette because of the slap? If you're curious, Will Smith Banned from the Oscars doesn't make him miss out on the best actor award he won this year.

An important highlight is that this meeting to decide whether Will be banned or not was scheduled to take place on the 18th. But for some reason there was an advance of 13 days and the same ended up happening today, April 08th.

It is worth remembering that even before being officially banned, the actor had already resigned as a member of the Academy a few days ago.

Will Smith Speaks Out After Being Officially Banned

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Photo: Publicity/Will Smith

Shortly after the news of his banishment from the Oscar ceremonies spread around the world, Will Smith spoke out and spoke about the decision. He said he respects the decision, which as we already know, was a consequence of the slap he gave Chris Rock.

In an official statement, Will Smith said "I accept and respect the decision of the Academy", making it very clear that he will not question the decision. It is worth mentioning that after slapping Chris, Will used his social media to apologize, and he said the following:

“Violence in all its forms is poisonous and destructive. My behavior at the Oscars was unacceptable and unforgivable. Jokes at my expense are part of the job, but a joke about Jada's medical condition was too much for me and I reacted emotionally."

How is Will Smith's Career?

Will Smith's Oscar Banned After Slapping Chris Hurt His Acting Career? well the website The Hollywood Reporter decided to listen to some influential people in the industry, and do you know what those people's opinion was? That he still has room for salvation, as his reputation and long successful career will weigh heavily in his favor.

And even some executives from several movie studios in the United States of America said that Will's image is not completely tarnished. He, who is now 53 years old, had never had his name in any other violent event, apart from the slap, of course.

And he even has a history of giving bonuses to co-workers as a reward for something turning out too good.

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Ruan Jesus

My name is Ruan Henrique and I am a writer for News Geek among other sites belonging to Grupo SED. I also have a certain skill in organic growth of profiles on instagram.

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