The Oscar Academy made that decision on Friday Will Smith Actor will be banned from any show or event for ten years after being convicted of slapping Chris Rock In the middle of a festive evening in late March. The academy leaders wrote in a statement, “Will Smith will not be allowed to participate in any academy event or schedule, personally or practically, whether it is an Oscar or not, academy leaders wrote in a statement from the Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
I accept and respect the decision of the academy.
The academy has accepted Will Smith’s resignation, which he submitted last week, but did not snatch him the Best Actor Oscar he won last month for The Williams Method. Will Smith responded in a brief written statement, “I accept and respect the decision of the Academy.”
A meeting of the academy’s board of directors on Friday morning, attended by stars such as Steven Spielberg and Hoopi Goldberg, was part of a disciplinary action against the actor after he was slapped at an Oscar ceremony in the middle of the evening. An incident “under the shadow of Will Smith’s unacceptable and harmful behavior on stage.
During our television broadcast, we did not respond properly to the situation. We are sorry for that, “said David Rubin, president of the academy on Friday. And its executive director, Don Hudson.