Will Smith banned from Oscar for 10 years

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Will Smith won Oscars 2022 in the Best Actor category (Source: People)

Las Vegas, IO – It has been nearly two weeks since Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on the stage of Oscars award. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as the organizer finally made a decision regarding the incident.

The Academy’s Board of Governors, which met virtually on Friday (8/4), decided that Will Smith shall not be permitted to attend any Academy events or programs, either in person or virtually for 10 years effective from April 8, 2022.

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“During our telecast, we did not adequately address the situation in the room,” Academy President David Rubin and Academy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dawn Hudson said in a statement.