Will Smith Banned From the Oscars For the Next Decade.
Will Smith has been banned from the Oscars for 10 years following his slapping of Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will not allow Smith to attend the Oscars or any of its other events for the 10 years.
On March 27, Smith slapped Rock after the comedian made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's short hair in which he made a reference to G.I Jane 2. Jada, who is Will Smith's wife, has alopecia, Which causes hair loss.
Following the event, many have criticized Smith's actions, including some of Hollywood's biggest names, and the Academy began a formal review of the actor.
The slap seems to be having a negative effect on Smith's career. Netflix reportedly put an upcoming film of his, Fast and Loose, on hold for the following event.
Will Smith is an award-winning actor known for his roles in many projects. Smith has received various accolades including Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and four Grammy Awards.