August 16, 2022


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Academy Board to Probe Will Smith Oscars Incident and Determine ‘Appropriate Action’

The Movement Image Academy’s 51-member board of governors is meeting Wednesday in an emergency session to explore the incident that happened Sunday at the Oscars, when Will Smith walked on phase and slapped Chris Rock after he joked about Jada Pinkett Smith’s visual appearance.

A number of the board users will collect at the Academy’s headquarters in Los Angeles, but most are envisioned to go to the conference via Zoom. Actors Laura Dern, Rita Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg and director Steven Spielberg are all Academy governors.

Before Wednesday, the Academy denounced Smith in a letter to its virtually 10,000 associates.

“Sunday’s telecast of the 94th Oscars was intended to be a celebration of the lots of individuals in our community who did extraordinary work this previous 12 months. We are upset and outraged that these moments had been overshadowed by the unacceptable and hazardous conduct on stage by a nominee. To be clear, we condemn Mr. Smith’s actions that transpired Sunday evening,” the letter mentioned.

A decision on the “appropriate action” for Smith is predicted to consider a “few weeks” next an “official process” in accordance with the Academy’s criteria of conduct and California regulation, the letter ongoing.

In the meantime, Will Smith was spotted out and about Wednesday as he drove all-around in a sports activities automobile. Law enforcement were being termed to his home immediately after a drone was spotted hovering overhead.

Chris Rock was spotted in public for the 1st time given that the incident in Boston, where by he’s doing 12 marketed-out shows at the Wilbur Theater about the next 6 nights. 

Considering that the Oscars, demand from customers for the tickets for Rock’s tour has skyrocketed. Very last 7 days they were being promoting for $46, and now they are currently being resold for $1,000 and higher.

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