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Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos speaks with Variety’s senior awards editor Clayton Davis about the Academy’s response to Will Smith’s Oscars altercation with Chris Rock.
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Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years
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Will Smith banned from Oscars for a decade

The Academy announced it will bar "King Richard" winner Will Smith from attending the Oscars for 10 years as punishment for slapping Chris Rock at last month's ceremony.
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Will Smith banned from Oscars for a decade
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Academy bans Will Smith from attending Oscars for 10 years

The punishment was handed down after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars.
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Academy bans Will Smith from attending Oscars for 10 years
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More Oscars fallout as Academy meets to discuss Will Smith sanctions

The Academy will meet Friday to discuss the fate of the actor who slapped Chris Rock on stage at this year’s Oscars ceremony.
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More Oscars fallout as Academy meets to discuss Will Smith sanctions
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Possible Academy sanctions against Will Smith

The Academy Board of Governors reportedly will discuss possible sanctions against actor Will Smith for assaulting Chris Rock during the Oscars.
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Possible Academy sanctions against Will Smith
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Denzel Washington on Will Smith's Oscar slap

Denzel Washington spoke to author and bishop T.D. Jakes about what happened after the Oscars confrontation seen around the world.
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Denzel Washington on Will Smith's Oscar slap
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Will Smith slap continues to reverberate through entertainment world

The academy is now moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against Smith.
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Will Smith slap continues to reverberate through entertainment world
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Reactions divided over Oscar slap

Will Smith's behavior on stage at the Oscars when he took aim at Chris Rock comes under new scrutiny with reactions from across the country.
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Reactions divided over Oscar slap
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Will Smith resigns from academy for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars

Will Smith resigned his membership from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars, the actor announced Friday.
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Will Smith resigns from academy for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars
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Will Smith resigns from Academy

The actor resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in a letter, and apologized again for his actions.
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Will Smith resigns from Academy
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Oscars producer weighs in on the slap

Will Packer, this year's Oscars producer, told ABC News his "heart dropped" when Will Smith took the stage to slap Chris Rock.
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Oscars producer weighs in on the slap
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Will Smith resigns from Academy

Less than a week after Will Smith shocked the world by slapping Chris Rock during the Oscars, the star resigned from the Academy. Smith said he betrayed the institution's trust.
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Will Smith resigns from Academy
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Oscars producer Will Packer opens up about what happened behind the scenes after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock

The Oscars 2022 producer is weighing in about what happened between Chris Rock and Will Smith.
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Oscars producer Will Packer speaks out on Will Smith slapping Chris Rock
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Oscars show producer Will Packer talks about that moment that stunned the world

Packer speaks out for the first time since Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage at the Academy Awards.
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Oscars show producer Will Packer talks about that moment that stunned the world
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The Will Smith Foundation founder speaks out after Oscars backlash

The founder of The Will Smith Foundation, a San Antonio nonprofit organization with no affiliation to the actor, is speaking out following backlash she received after the Oscars.
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The Will Smith Foundation founder speaks out after Oscars backlash
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Oscars producer reveals what LAPD said about Will Smith

Will Packer speaks to ABC News in an exclusive interview about the moment Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage.
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Oscars producer reveals what LAPD said about Will Smith
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Oscars producer shares shocking reaction to Will Smith’s slap

In an exclusive ABC News interview, Will Packer shares what happened behind the scenes during Smith's best actor acceptance speech.
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Oscars producer shares shocking reaction to Will Smith’s slap
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Oscars producer shares what happened right after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock
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Oscars producer Will Packer speaks out on Will Smith slap

Will Packer, who led the show’s first all-Black production team during the Oscars, spoke exclusively to ABC News about the moments after Will Smith hit Chris Rock on stage.
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Oscars producer Will Packer speaks out on Will Smith slap
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Chris Rock performs show post-Oscars incident

The comedian, who was slapped by Will Smith, took the stage Wednesday for his first show since the incident as the Academy said Smith was asked to leave the ceremony and refused.
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Chris Rock performs show post-Oscars incident
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Chris Rock breaks silence on Will Smith slap at 1st show since Oscars

Chris Rock says he is 'still processing' Will Smith slap at Oscars.
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Chris Rock breaks silence on Will Smith slap at 1st show since Oscars
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Oscars host Wanda Sykes speaks out on Will Smith

The Academy’s board of governors met Wednesday to discuss whether to discipline Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock during the 94th Oscars. Wanda Sykes spoke out about the moment on "Ellen."
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Oscars host Wanda Sykes speaks out on Will Smith
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Will Smith refused to leave Oscars after slapping Chris Rock: Academy

"Things unfolded in a way we could not have anticipated."
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Will Smith refused to leave Oscars after slapping Chris Rock: Academy
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Wanda Sykes says she is 'a little traumatized' from Will Smith's Oscars slap

Two of Sunday night's Oscars hosts, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes, have broken their silence about Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the show.
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Oscars hosts break silence on Will Smith's Oscars slap
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Academy 'outraged' at Will Smith

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences promised to take “appropriate” action over Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars. ABC News' Derricke Dennis reports.
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Academy 'outraged' at Will Smith
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Best Oscar fashion through the years

Best Oscar fashion through the years
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Best Oscar fashion through the years
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Academy considers disciplinary actions for Will Smith

After the award-winning actor slapped comedian Chris Rock, the Board of Governors said it's prepared to take "appropriate action."
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Academy considers disciplinary actions for Will Smith
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Academy determining 'appropriate action' against Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock at Oscars

Smith had an onstage altercation with Rock after a joke directed at his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
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Academy determining 'appropriate action' for Will Smith's Oscars slap
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The Academy board of governors to meet on Will Smith’s outburst

The Academy Board of Governors said “there will be consequences” in regards to actor Will Smith hitting comedian Chris Rock on live television during the 94th Oscars on Sunday night.
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The Academy board of governors to meet on Will Smith’s outburst
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Fallout after the Oscars slap between Will Smith and Chris Rock

Kelley Carter, senior entertainment reporter, and Stacey Schecter, supervising attorney, discuss the Oscars fallout as Will Smith apologizes, saying his behavior was unacceptable and inexcusable.
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Fallout after the Oscars slap between Will Smith and Chris Rock
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Will Smith apologies to Chris Rock

Will Smith has apologized to Chris Rock for hitting him in the face during the live Oscar telecast.
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Will Smith apologies to Chris Rock
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'GMA' takes you to the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party

MJ Rodriguez and Hollywood's biggest stars walking the Vanity Fair red carpet after the Oscars.
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'GMA' takes you to the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party
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John Travolta reveals son Ben adopted puppy Jamie Lee Curtis held at the Oscars

Curtis held the puppy, named Mac-N-Cheese, while paying tribute to Betty White.
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John Travolta reveals son Ben adopted puppy Jamie Lee Curtis held at the Oscars
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Will Smith apologizes: 'I was out of line and I was wrong'

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will launch a formal review.
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Academy condemns Will Smith's actions, launches review
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Jada Pinkett Smith posts about 'healing' following Will Smith's apology to Chris Rock
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Will Smith apologizes after striking Chris Rock at Oscars

The best actor winner posted an apology to the comedian on Instagram, saying, “My behavior at last night's Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable.”
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Will Smith apologizes after striking Chris Rock at Oscars
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Will Smith hits Chris Rock in heated onstage moment

ABC News contributor Mike Muse and ESPN reporter Kelley Carter break down the most memorable moments from Hollywood's biggest night.
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Will Smith hits Chris Rock in heated onstage moment
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The Academy condemns Will Smith’s actions during the 94th Oscars

The audience was stunned when Smith struck Chris Rock on stage after the comedian made a joke about Smith’s wife and her shaved head. Less than an hour later, Smith won Best Actor for “King Richard.”
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The Academy condemns Will Smith’s actions during the 94th Oscars
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Breaking down the ‘pure and utter shock’ over Will Smith’s slap

ABC News’ Phil Lipof speaks with Variety’s chief correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister about the fallout over Will Smith, and the key moments from the 2022 Academy Awards.
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Breaking down the ‘pure and utter shock’ over Will Smith’s slap
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Musical moments from the 2022 Oscars

Taking a look at the music performances from this year’s Oscars that made history.
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Musical moments from the 2022 Oscars
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History-making moments at Oscars

The 94th Academy Awards was filled with historic moments. The big winner of the night was CODA, which became the first film with a predominately Deaf cast to win Best Picture.
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History-making moments at Oscars
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Academy condemns Will Smith’s actions at Oscars

Actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock on live television during Sunday night’s 94th Academy Awards. Less than an hour later, Smith won Best Actor for his role in “King Richard.”
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Academy condemns Will Smith’s actions at Oscars
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Comedians react with horror at Will Smith's Oscar slap

Comedians felt it was an assault on their art.
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Comedians react with horror at Will Smith's Oscar slap
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Will Smith, Chris Rock confrontation at Oscars puts spotlight on alopecia, a condition that affects millions

Jada Pinkett Smith, has alopecia, the medical term for hair loss.
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Jada Pinkett Smith's alopecia condition in spotlight after Oscars
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Oscars 2022: Will Smith apologizes to Academy in acceptance speech after Chris Rock confrontation

Will Smith's win came after an onstage altercation with presenter Chris Rock.
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Will Smith apologizes to Academy in acceptance speech after Chris Rock confrontation
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Oscars 2022: Peter Travers on the highs and lows of Hollywood's biggest night

Film critic Peter Travers shares his perspective on the highs and lows of the 2022 Oscars.
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Oscars 2022: Peter Travers on the wild show's highs and lows
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Oscars 2022 after-party fashion: Jessica Chastain, Zendaya, Hailey Bieber and more

See all the best standout looks from the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscars After-Party.
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Oscars 2022 after-party fashion: See looks from Jessica Chastain, Zendaya and more
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Oscars audience tops 15 million, exceeding last year

The television audience for the Academy Awards appears to be up from last year's record low, but is still not at the level that the annual awards show is accustomed to
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Oscars audience tops 15 million, exceeding last year
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Major moments from the 2022 Academy Awards

SiriusXM radio host Mike Muse discusses the major moments from the Oscars, including the moment Will Smith slapped Chris Rock.
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Major moments from the 2022 Academy Awards
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How to transform Oscars 2022 looks from runway to real life

These fashion trends were all over the Oscars, here's how to shop the looks.
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How to transform Oscars 2022 looks from runway to real life