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Will Smith divides opinion as he is honored with BET Award following Oscars controversy
Will Smith has been keeping a low profile ever since he was embroiled in controversy following his actions at the Oscars earlier this year.MORE: Where is Will Smith? - Three months on from Chris Rock Oscars slapHowever, he divided fans once again as it was revealed that during Sunday night's 2022 BET Awards, he had received the honor for Best Actor for his portrayal of Richard Williams in King Richard.VIDEO: Will Smith apologises to Academy after Chris Rock altercationWhile his performance has received significant acclaim and appreciation ever since the movie's release, fans have been conflicted ever since it received the Oscar on the same night as the infamous slap.And many of them had similar reactions upon learning of the actor's win at the BET ceremony, after which he began quickly trending on social media.MORE: Tyler Perry reveals Will Smith's reaction to the Chris Rock Oscars slap - new details"I see Will Smith won a BET Award and I didn't realize they had added a 'Best Slap' category," one quipped, with another saying: "Will Smith should be at BET awards with Chris Rock."There were a few, however, who came to his defense, as a third wrote: "BET should have done something for Will Smith, to show that they got his back. Do what they did for Chris," with another commenting: "Shout out to BET for not slighting #WillSmith.
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Oscars co-host Amy Schumer says she's 'still triggered and traumatised' after Will Smith's slap
Oscars co-host Amy Schumer said she is 'still triggered and traumatized' by the 'disturbing' moment thatWill Smith stormed onto the stage and slapped Chris Rock during Sunday night's award ceremony.Smith, 53, sent shockwaves around the world when he slapped Rock, 57, after the comedian made a bald head joke about Will's wife, Jada PinkettSmith, who has spoken about losing her hair due to alopecia.The Academy revealed Wednesday that it had asked Smith to leave the Dolby Theatre after the shocking incident but the actor refused.Just 40 minutes later, Smith won the Best Actor award for his portrayal of Richard Williams - father of tennis legends Serena and Venus - in the biopic King Richard.He later apologized to Rock but still faces potentially being stripped of his Oscar.In a post shared to her Instagram account in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Schumer, 40, said that she is still feeling the impact of the on-stage altercation; she initially joked that people should watch her new Hulu show, Life and Beth, in order to 'unpack what happened', before sharing a more serious perspective on the moment. Shocking:Oscars co-host Amy Schumer said she is 'still triggered and traumatized' after Will Smith stormed onto the stage and slapped Chris Rock on Sunday Attack:Smith, 53, sent shockwaves around the world when he slapped Rock, 57, after the comedian made a bald head joke about Will's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith'But for real,' she continued.
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Oscars co-host Amy Schumer says she's 'still triggered and traumatised' after Will Smith's slap
Oscars co-host Amy Schumer said she is 'still triggered and traumatized' by the 'disturbing' moment thatWill Smith stormed onto the stage and slapped Chris Rock during Sunday night's award ceremony.Smith, 53, sent shockwaves around the world when he slapped Rock, 57, after the comedian made a bald head joke about Will's wife, Jada PinkettSmith, who has spoken about losing her hair due to alopecia.The Academy revealed Wednesday that it had asked Smith to leave the Dolby Theatre after the shocking incident but the actor refused.Just 40 minutes later, Smith won the Best Actor award for his portrayal of Richard Williams - father of tennis legends Serena and Venus - in the biopic King Richard.He later apologized to Rock but still faces potentially being stripped of his Oscar.In a post shared to her Instagram account in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Schumer, 40, said that she is still feeling the impact of the on-stage altercation; she initially joked that people should watch her new Hulu show, Life and Beth, in order to 'unpack what happened', before sharing a more serious perspective on the moment. Shocking:Oscars co-host Amy Schumer said she is 'still triggered and traumatized' after Will Smith stormed onto the stage and slapped Chris Rock on Sunday Attack:Smith, 53, sent shockwaves around the world when he slapped Rock, 57, after the comedian made a bald head joke about Will's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith'But for real,' she continued.
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Will Smith ‘was asked to leave’ Oscars after Chris Rock slap but ‘refused’
Will Smith was asked to leave the Oscars after he slapped Chris Rock, the Academy has revealed.The King Richard actor shocked the world when he stormed on stage and hit the comedian, after he made a joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair.Moments later, he returned to the stage to collect the best actor gong for his role as Richard Williams, apologizing to the Academy and his fellow nominees in a tear-filled speech.Organizers have launched an investigation into what happened, and have now claimed that he was asked to leave the ceremony on Sunday after his actions, but ‘refused’.‘Things unfolded in a way we could not have anticipated,’ the Academy said in the message, via Sky News.‘While we would like to clarify that Mr Smith was asked to leave the ceremony and refused, we also recognise we could have handled the situation differently.’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoOrganizers have also announced that they had ‘initiated disciplinary proceedings against Mr Smith for violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct’.This is said to include inappropriate physical contact, abusive or threatening behaviour, and compromising the integrity of the Academy.Will is able to defend himself in written form before the board meets on April 18, with possible actions against him including suspension or expulsion.Chris was on hand to present the award for best documentary feature in front of the star-studded audience, when he made jokes about those in the crowd.Directing his attention to Jada, he said: ‘Jada, can’t wait for GI Jane 2,’ referring to her buzzcut hairstyle.The Scream 2 actress appeared unimpressed with the comment as she suffers from
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Bafta insists Will Smith would have been removed from UK awards ceremony after Chris Rock slap
Will Smith would have been removed from the Bafta Awards if he had slapped a presenter, bosses have said.The King Richard actor left Oscars viewers shocked when he stormed the stage at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday to confront Chris Rock, after the comedian made a joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair.He returned to his seat and yelled at the presenter, before appearing on stage shortly after to collect his trophy for best actor.Since the scenes, there has been a lot of conversation over the decision to allow the 53-year-old to stay at the ceremony – with Bafta organizers stating that things would have been different if the incident occurred at their event.‘They would be removed from the ceremony,’ said Sara Putt, chair of Bafta’s TV committee, and deputy chair of Bafta, told Hollywood Reporter when questioned on their protocol for talent storming the stage.Sara also insisted that they would not have any opportunity to later collect an award or make a speech in front of the audience. ‘They would not be in the buildings, so they would not physically be able to collect their award,’ she continued.‘It’s just a complete red line for us.’Emma Baehr, Bafta’s executive director of awards and content, agreed: ‘We do not tolerate violence of any kind.’Will also won the Bafta for best actor, for his role as Richard Williams, but was not present at the ceremony earlier this month to collect the gong.The Academy has since launched a formal investigation into the scenes, which saw Will confront Chris after he made a joke about Jada’s buzzcut hairstyle.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoThe Gotham actress has been open about suffering from alopecia, and was
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