Will Smith

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What links Kid Cudi to Serena Williams and Harley Quinn?
From horror movies to Wimbledon, where do rap star Kid Cudi’s twisty showbiz connections lead?

Larry Ryan

24, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Willow Smith on life in Hollywood’s most talked-about family: ‘I always knew I was different from my parents’
At 10, she was so sick of fame that she shaved off her already-famous hair. Now 21, and five albums in, has the daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith learned to live in the spotlight?

Jess Cartner-Morley

17, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Chris Rock: Will Smith public apology was ‘a hostage video’
In his first at-length comments on the slap, Rock tells an audience in Liverpool that Smith had impersonated ‘a perfect man for 30 years’ before revealing he was ‘just as ugly as the rest of us’

Catherine Shoard

05, Sep, 2022 @12:36 PM

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‘Did Will Smith hurt me? He played Ali!’ – Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle live
They are arguably the two greatest US standups of their generation – and both topical for not always lovely reasons. Could this double whammy possibly live up to the hype?

Brian Logan

02, Sep, 2022 @10:37 AM

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Chris Rock says he has turned down offer to host Oscars again
During a standup set Rock said that to return after Will Smith attacked him at this year’s awards would be like returning to the scene of a crime

Catherine Shoard

30, Aug, 2022 @9:22 AM

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Sally Potter on making a film about violence with Chris Rock: ‘He is aware of what happens when a man feels humiliated’
In Look at Me, Rock is thrown to the floor by Javier Bardem. Potter discusses male anger in her film and the similarities between that and Rock’s real-life experience of being slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars

Ryan Gilbey

25, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Will Smith’s popularity saw ‘very significant and precipitous decline’ after Oscars slap
According to Q Score, which measures the consumer appeal of celebrities in the US, the actor lost significant support after the incident

Catherine Shoard

22, Aug, 2022 @2:58 PM

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Chris Rock jokes about slap after Will Smith apology video
Comedian doesn’t directly address apology onstage but says: ‘Even me getting smacked by Suge Smith ... I went to work the next day’

Guardian staff

30, Jul, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Will Smith posts emotional apology for the slap: ‘I am deeply remorseful’
Actor releases video answering questions about the incident at this year’s Oscars where he slapped Chris Rock onstage

Benjamin Lee

29, Jul, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Kevin Hart: Will Smith is ‘in a better space’ after Oscars slap
The actor hopes that Smith and Chris Rock can reconcile, ‘find a way to find some solace and move past it’

Andrew Pulver

14, Jul, 2022 @11:46 AM

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Jada Pinkett Smith hopes Will Smith and Chris Rock will ‘reconcile’ after Oscars slap
Actor, who has alopecia, has finally addressed her husband’s decision to slap Rock over a joke about her shaved head at the Academy Awards

Sian Cain and agencies

02, Jun, 2022 @1:14 AM

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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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