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Will Smith banned from Oscars Academy for 10 years

Will Smith will not be allowed to attend the academy awards for the next 10 years. This is as a result of clapping comedian Chris Rock on stage during this year's Oscar ceremony for a joke he had made about his wife,Jada Smith.

Will Smith hits Chris Rock at Oscar's.

The academy has apologized for how long the incident was handled on its part.

The letter also said that this outcome is" a step torward a larger goal of protecting the safety of performers and guests and restoring trust in the academy ". The academy concluded by saying it hoped this" can begin a time of healing and restoration for all involved and impacted. The academy board of governors has been rescheduled to meet on April 18 to explore disciplinary proceedings against Smith for what they described as violations of the academy's standards of conduct including in appropriate physical contact, abusive or threatening behavior and compromising the integrity of the academy.The academy said also Smith had been asked to leave the ceremony and refused acknowledging they could have handled the situation differently.

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