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Chris Rock in a hard place: will he make comedy gold out of Will Smith’s slap?
As his hotly anticipated tour arrives in the UK, audiences are wondering whether Rock will share some freshly minted material on the Oscars bust-up

Brian Logan

11, May, 2022 @1:17 PM

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Forget the likes of Will Smith. Audiences are also behaving badly | Rebecca Nicholson
The Tonys has a violence policy and Nish Kumar is subjected to racist heckling; something is amiss in the entertainment world

Rebecca Nicholson

23, Apr, 2022 @3:40 PM

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What’s the real reason why Black celebs are still so angry with Will Smith? | Tayo Bero
Try as you might to be perfect, there’s no grace for Black people who mess up

Tayo Bero

19, Apr, 2022 @10:28 AM

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Belfast’s Jude Hill: ‘All the celebrities at the Oscars, they were shaking with nerves!’
Jude Hill beat 300 other hopefuls to play Buddy, the boy in Kenneth Branagh’s film. The film is a glittering success – and so is the young actor whose career it launched

Rory Carroll

15, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Amy Schumer: I received death threats after Oscars seat-filler joke
Actor says ‘the misogyny is unbelievable’ after the response to her pretending to mistake Kirsten Dunst for a placeholding stand-in

Catherine Shoard

14, Apr, 2022 @9:02 AM

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Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock
Academy bars actor from all its events, condemning ‘unacceptable and harmful behavior on stage’

Adrian Horton

08, Apr, 2022 @8:08 PM

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Will Smith: Academy to decide on sanctions against actor for Oscars slap
Ampas brings forward board meeting to discuss punishment but reports suggest rescinding his best actor award is unlikely

Andrew Pulver

08, Apr, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Hair loss can be traumatic for men too | Letter
Letter: It is right to promote greater awareness of the impact of alopecia, writes Will Trinkwon, but men can struggle with the condition as much as women

Letters

03, Apr, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Will Smith projects reportedly stalled or under threat after Oscars slap
Moves would be the latest blow to Smith after his violent slap of Chris Rock during Academy Awards show

Guardian staff

03, Apr, 2022 @1:10 PM

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Eat your heart out Will Smith – I certainly did | Stewart Lee
In landing a Legend of Comedy award, I eclipsed an Oscar winner – despite spilling mango chutney all down my shirt

Stewart Lee

03, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Will Smith quits the Oscars academy – but that won’t make his troubles go away
The actor could still lose a string of major roles despite resigning and apologising for attacking Chris Rock – and may yet face legal action

Vanessa Thorpe and Edward Helmore

02, Apr, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Will Smith resigns from Academy, saying he betrayed its trust
Actor will accept ‘any further consequences’ the body’s board considers appropriate after Oscars slap

Maya Yang and agencies

02, Apr, 2022 @2:23 AM

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