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2 Jul
It is solid gold from the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Science (AMPAS) or Oscars for four notable Nigerian-born motion picture practitioners- Europe-based filmmaker Newton Aduaka
18 May
After being hit in the face by Best Actor Will Smith, comedian Chris Rock may be returning to host the Oscars next year. ABC president Craig Erwich told sources that bringing Rock in as the emcee was a possibility. He assured that the following year's concert, which is set for March 12, 2023, will be…
5 May
Chris Rock has made a joke out of Will Smith's slap at the Oscars for the first time. The 57 year-old comedian made a "hilarious" punchline during Dave Chappelle's attack by Isaiah Lee at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Later on, Chris Rock was ushered on stage to calm the tension as security dealt with…
8 Apr
Will Smith was banned on Friday from attending the Oscars for the next 10 years, two weeks after the actor stunned the world by storming on stage mid-ceremony to slap the comedian Chris Rock. Smith is also not permitted to attend any other events held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over…
8 Apr
Academy governors including Steven Spielberg and Whoopi Goldberg were due to meet Friday to discuss possible sanctions against Will Smith for slapping comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars last month. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board meeting was originally set to discuss suspending or expelling Smith from Hollywood's top film body, before…
7 Apr
Following the Oscars unprecedented event where Will Smith slapped Chris Rock, there has been uncertainty on whether Chris Rock was aware of Jada Pinkett’s alopecia condition. Chris Rock's brother Kenny has revealed in an interview with the Los Angeles Times that Chris was unaware that Jada Pinkett-Smith had alopecia. "The joke was funny. It wasn't…
6 Apr
Possible sanctions against Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars last month will be discussed on Friday, 10 days earlier than previously scheduled, the body that oversees the awards said.
2 Apr
I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember much about who won what at last week’s Academy Awards. Not surprisingly, the whole event was reduced to one lowligh
29 Mar
Will Smith has made an apology via his Instagram for smacking presenter Chris Rock at the Oscars on Sunday.  Smith, on Monday, described his behaviour on his Instagram as "unacceptable and inexcusable" stating that violence in all ways is "poisonous and destructive".  Smith’s apology this time around directly refers to comedian and actor Chris Rock.…
28 Mar
Fashion! Fashion! Fashion! After a virtual experience and restrictions to the Oscars ceremony last year due to covid, the 2022 Academy awards came back big and better even with drama from Will Smith and Chris Rock. Putting aside the drama, the fashion scene is one interesting side dish to the 94th Academy Awards that took…
28 Mar
Comedian Chris Rock has declined to file assault charges against actor Will Smith, Los Angeles said in a statement. LAPD said it can only investigate the incident if Chris Rock files a report. “LAPD investigative entities are aware of an incident between two individuals during the Academy Awards program," LA Police Department said. "The incident…
8 Feb
Denzel Washington has made history again after scoring his 10th Oscar nomination, Tuesday, and extending his reign as the most-nominated Black actor in Academy Awards history. The 67-year-old is up for Best Actor at this year's ceremony for his work in the title role of The Tragedy of Macbeth. Washington was first nominated for an…

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