‘SNL’ covers Will Smith, Chris Rock Oscars slap in sketch, ‘Weekend Update’

“Saturday Night Live” dove headfirst into the week-long controversy around Will Smith, mocking how the “Fresh Prince” seemed to turn into a different person Sunday night when he suddenly got up on stage and slapped comedian Chris Rock in face at the Oscars over a joke about his wife. In a sketch taking place at … Read more

Bill Maher Blames ‘Toxic Femininity’ For Will Smith Oscars Slap On ‘Real Time’

Last night on Real Time with Bill Maher, the topic of Will Smith’s Oscars slap came up and boy did the HBO host have plenty to say. After all, it’s the only thing Hollywood has been talking about for nearly a week now. “Thank you all for coming and putting on a brave face,” Maher … Read more

Will Smith resigns from Oscars Academy over Chris Rock slap: ‘My actions were painful, inexcusable’ | Hollywood

Actor Will Smith resigned on Friday from the motion picture academy following his Oscars night slap of Chris Rock and said he would accept any further punishment the organization imposed. Will in a statement said he will “fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct. My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were … Read more

Andrew Garfield mimics Will Smith slaps at Oscars 2022: Video

Even Andrew Garfield couldn’t get over the slap heard around the world. While leaving the 2022 Oscars, the Best Actor nominee was spotted walking up to a group of friends and saying, “What the f–k are you doing?” before smacking the air and laughing. The on-camera moment, which was posted to unCrazed’s YouTube account Thursday, … Read more

Billie Eilish claps back at Oscars outfit review on TikTok

The “No Time to Die” singer’s got no time for fashion critics. Earlier this week, TikTok user @koltenkephart included Billie Eilish’s Oscars 2022 red carpet look — a dramatic black Gucci gown adorned with multiple rows of ruffles — in his “worst dressed” roundup, saying, “I’ve had enough of her s—t .” “I hate to … Read more

Chris Rock hearing in Boston won’t have access to phones

The Boston theater where Chris Rock will hit the stage for the first time since his Oscars smackdown is requiring the audience to lock up their cellphones during the show. The Wilbur Theater in Beantown says anyone attending the comedian’s sold-out shows Wednesday through Friday will have to put their phones in a special pouch … Read more

Cops visit Will Smith’s home after star slaps Chris Rock

Los Angeles sheriffs were seen visiting the home of Will Smith on Tuesday, two days after the actor slapped Chris Rock on-stage during the 2022 Oscars. Officers were spotted driving into the gates of the Smiths Calabasas mansion in a marked patrol car at 2:40 pm Tuesday, Splash News reported as they snapped photos of … Read more

Will Smith was already on edge when he slapped Chris Rock

Even before he slapped Chris Rock, Will Smith was on a knife-edge after tolerating months of jibes about his marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith on the awards circuit, multiple sources tell Page Six. As he took a seat at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood Sunday night, Smith — waiting expectantly to pick up his first … Read more

Will Smith’s Oscars slap no worse than Regina Hall’s ‘sexist’ antics, critics say

Having three female comedians — Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall — co-host the 2022 Oscars was meant to bring a fresh take to the 94th Academy Awards. But detractors say that “sexist” and “creepy” jokes persisted — with some wondering how Will Smith’s now-infamous “slap” of presenting Chris Rock was any worse. Hall … Read more

Bob Saget Snubbed by Oscars In Memoriam, and Fans Are Incredibly Upset

Although Will Smith slapping Chris Rock drew more attention than anything else during the 94th Academy Awards, the show also featured a widely panned In Memoriam segment. Several glaring omissions were made, including Bob Saget, Norm Macdonald, and Ed Asner, all of whom appeared in movies. Saget’s fans were shocked to see the Full house … Read more