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Did Will Smith Resign In Disciplinary Action?

Will smith first made a public apology through social media and then decided to resign from the Academy over his indecent behavior at the 94th Academy Awards presentation.

Resignation Statement of Will Smith

Resignation Statement of Will Smith

“I am resigning from membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences”, read the statement. It was further written that Will Smith would accept any further consequences the Board deemed appropriate. His action at the award function was shocking and painful. He hurt Chris, Chris’ family and friends, and all those attendees and the global audience in their homes.

The statement read that Will Smith betrayed the trust of the Academy and deprived other nominees and winners of their opportunity to celebrate and be celebrated. Will Smith was heartbroken.

Recalling The Incident

Chris Rock, the standup comedian, mocked Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett about his medical condition. She’s suffering from alopecia and facing hair loss as a result. Smith instantly walked up to Chris and slapped him in full public view. While it soothed his anger but the Academy criticized the indecent behavior.

Will Smith’s Apology

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Will Smith To Face Disciplinary Action From Academy

After Chris Rock dismissed all options of legal action against Will Smith, the Academy said it was mulling punishment including possible expulsion of Smith for his public outrage at the Oscar ceremony.

Highlights:

• Chris Rock was allowed to take legal action against Will Smith
• Los Angeles police were ready to arrest Smith
• Smith was given the best actor Oscar
• Academy could punish Smith for his behavior

What Were The Legal Options For Chris Rock?

Will Packer, the show’s producer, said that he sat with police officers and Chris Rock to discuss the legal options Rock could choose against Will Smith. The officers said that they could arrest Smith if Rock could press charges. But Chris said that he was fine. Los Angeles police officers laid all options before Chris Rock but he said no to all those options.

Would The Academy Punish Will Smith?

Would The Academy Punish Will Smith

Will Smith was awarded the best actor Oscar award soon after he slapped Chris Rock in full public view. Chris Rock, a standup comedian, mocked Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett for her hair loss. Smith couldn’t accept the … Read the rest

Tom Parker Will Remain Alive In Memories

Thomas Anthony Parker, a member of the British boy band The Wanted, died on 30th March Wednesday at the young age of 33. He was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in October 2020 and he even updated his fans about his worsening health soon after being diagnosed with a tumor.

Tom Parker

Tom Parker’s Musical Journey

All know how popular Tom Parker was but only a few people know that he faced a bruising rejection at the start of his career. Tom Parker participated in the ITV talent show The X Factor when he was just 16 years old. But he was thrown out of the show and the rejection had a deep impact on Tom Parker.

“I didn’t sing for two years”, said Tom Parker while recalling his rejection. He said that the rejection shattered him. He was thrown out even before reaching the first round of the competition.

Tom Parker live performance

The turning point in his life came in 2009 when he formed The Wanted. Their debut album came the following year and it received a huge response from the audience. And then came the biggest recognition … Read the rest

Smith Apologized To Chris Rock After Academy’s Criticism

Will Smith again tendered his apologies for the display of outrage during the Oscar ceremony and this time he apologized to Chris Rock who he slept before the audience.

What Did Smith Say To Chris?

“I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris”, said Smith. But he didn’t stop here and continued to say he was out of line and he was wrong. He was embarrassed and his actions were not indicative of the man he wanted to be. He wrote his apology on Instagram.

Smith further maintained that his behavior on Academy Awards night was unacceptable and inexcusable. He said he would like to apologize to the Williams Family and his King Richard Family. His apologies came after the Academy condemned his behavior and said that they were looking at possible sanctions.

How The Oscar Academy Reacted To Smith’s Behavior?

The Academy condemned the incident and announced a formal review of the incident to explore further actions according to the Bylaws, Standards of Conduct, and California law. It is after this announcement that Smith tearfully apologized to his fellow nominees and the Academy.… Read the rest

The Best Actress Award For Oscar 2022 Goes To Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain is now an Oscar awardee for Best Actress for the Michael Showalter-directed biographical drama The Eyes of Tammy Faye. The presenter Anthony Hopkins felt pride in announcing her name for the Oscar award. Also, the audiences of the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles gave a thumping response to her selection.

Highlights:

• First Oscar award for Jessica Chastain
• She has been nominated for Oscar twice
• Chastain edged out four nominees and all were good contenders
• She thanked her co-star Andrew Garfield

Earlier Oscar Nominations

Jessica Chastain was nominated for Oscar twice. First, for the 2011 period drama The Help, and second, for the 2012 thriller Zero Dark Thirty. It was the third time when her name was sent for Oscar and this time, she won. The 2021 movie The Eyes of Tammy Faye proved a game-changer for her. Her portrayal of Tammy Faye Bakker gave her the award she missed two times in her career.

Jessica Chastain Respond To Her Award

How Did Jessica Chastain Respond To Her Award?

She said that many people were dying of suicide because they feel hopeless and alone. She further … Read the rest

What Did Chiranjeevi Say On The Release Of RRR Featuring His Son Ram Charan?

S.S. Rajamouli’s much-awaited film RRR starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan was released today with a big splash. And Chiranjeevi whose son Ram Charan is one of the leads in the movie grabbed the opportunity to send his best wishes to his son and the entire team for a big success of the movie.

Highlights Of The Movie:

• Story set in 1920 India under British Raj
• Jr NTR and Ram Charan working for the first time
• Made with a budget of ₹ 336 crore

RRR Story

Release Of RRR

Rise, Roar, and Revolt (RRR) is a periodic drama based on the life of two freedom fighters – Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharamaraju – fighting against the British Raj and the Nizam of Hyderabad. Father Chiranjeevi blessed his son Ram Charan with his tweet. He also praised the team RRR for the good story. Chiranjeevi … Read the rest