Tag: Oscars

Wanda Sykes Says Will Smith’s Oscar Slap is Still Traumatizing Her

Source: ROBYN BECK / Getty *Apparently, Wanda Sykes is still traumatized by Will Smith’s Oscar slap to the point “she can’t talk about it.” LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. According to People, while on a comedy tour stop in Orlando,… Continue Reading “Wanda Sykes Says Will Smith’s Oscar Slap is Still Traumatizing Her”

Will Smith Banned from Oscars for Ten Years Following Chris Rock Slap

Source: Myung Chun / Getty The Academy decided not to turn the other cheek as they impose a ten-year Oscar ban on actor Will Smith Will Smith has, for years, been one of the few people in Hollywood that everyone seemed to like. That… Continue Reading “Will Smith Banned from Oscars for Ten Years Following Chris Rock Slap”

Will Smith Resigns From The Academy, Refers To ‘The Slap’ As “Painful And Inexcusable”

It’s been a long, long week of news updates following ‘The Slap’ seen & heard around the world, otherwise known as Will Smith slapping the ‘sugar-honey-iced-tea’ out of Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards last Sunday. The latest comes by way of The… Continue Reading “Will Smith Resigns From The Academy, Refers To ‘The Slap’ As “Painful And Inexcusable””

Oscars Slap Sparks Debate on the Defense of Black Women

Source: Myung Chun / Getty NEW YORK (AP) — It started with a Black man slapping another Black man on live television at the globally televised Oscars, presumably in defense of a Black woman who was being ridiculed over her hairstyle. But to many… Continue Reading “Oscars Slap Sparks Debate on the Defense of Black Women”

Jim Carrey Slams Will Smith’s ‘Post-Slap’ Oscar Win: “I Was Sickened By The Standing Ovation”

By now, everyone has seen or heard about the infamous slap delivered to Chris Rock’s face by way of Will Smith during the 94th Academy Awards last Sunday. It’s been an ongoing topic of discussion for the past 48 hours, and with each new… Continue Reading “Jim Carrey Slams Will Smith’s ‘Post-Slap’ Oscar Win: “I Was Sickened By The Standing Ovation””

Will Smith Issues An Official Apology For Slapping Chris Rock At The 2022 Oscars

You’ve seen it all over the Internet by now, but it goes without saying that Will Smith slapping Chris Rock live on stage last night at the 2022 Academy Awards is the only thing that anyone can talk about at the moment. Although it… Continue Reading “Will Smith Issues An Official Apology For Slapping Chris Rock At The 2022 Oscars”

Academy Condemns Will Smith’s Actions, Launches Review

Source: Myung Chun / Getty LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday condemned the actions of Will Smith during Sunday night’s Oscars and launched an inquiry into his slapping of presenter Chris Rock. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW… Continue Reading “Academy Condemns Will Smith’s Actions, Launches Review”

Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, Reba & ‘Encanto’ Singer Sebastian Yatra To Perform At 2022 Oscars

With just a few days before the big night and recent rumors surrounding Beyoncé’s long-awaited return to the stage for a very special performance, The Academy has finally revealed its lineup of performers for the 2022 Oscars ceremony. Introducing this year’s Original Song nominees… Continue Reading “Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, Reba & ‘Encanto’ Singer Sebastian Yatra To Perform At 2022 Oscars”

Samuel L. Jackson On Losing Oscar For ‘Pulp Fiction’: “Black Folk Usually Win For Doing Despicable Shit On Screen”

Later this month, veteran Black actor Samuel L. Jackson will receive the Honorary Academy Award at the 2022 Oscars ceremony. However, you’d be surprised to know that it will be the only award he’s ever gotten from the prestigious awards show, and only second… Continue Reading “Samuel L. Jackson On Losing Oscar For ‘Pulp Fiction’: “Black Folk Usually Win For Doing Despicable Shit On Screen””

Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, To Host Oscars

Source: Christopher Polk / Getty LOS ANGELES (AP) — After three years without a host, the Oscars are making up for lost time with three hosts for this year’s awards: Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes are set to host the 94th Academy… Continue Reading “Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, To Host Oscars”