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Will Smith

  1. awards season
    The 2023 Oscars Slap CountWhat’s your over-under on Slap mentions?
  2. dinner party
    What’s the Point of Empathy? A Long Conversation With F.D Signifier.From Ja Morant to Chris Rock and Will Smith, tropes about Black men in America are playing out in the national media.
  3. stand-up
    Of Course Chris Rock Saved Some Selective Outrage for Will SmithHere’s what he had to say about the Oscars slap and the “entanglement” during his live Netflix special.
  4. on the record
    Will Smith Is Very Sorry About the Oscars SlapBut he’s finally ready to give an awards acceptance speech in person again.
  5. man is the real monster
    How The Last of Us Is Inspiring the I Am Legend SequelWriter and producer Akiva Goldsman is hooked on the HBO show.
  6. grammys 2023
    Will Smith Was Too Busy Shooting Bad Boys 4 to Do the Grammys Hip-Hop TributeSaving the Grammys and Questlove from an awkward post-Slap meeting.
  7. oscars bad boy
    Will Smith Is Back for His Movie-Star Bag With Bad Boys 4Smith and Martin Lawrence ride together, make movies that make money together.
  8. the slap part 5238
    Eddie Murphy Brings Oscars Slap to the Golden GlobesIn his acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
  9. vulture lists
    Every Will Smith Movie Performance, RankedHow does King Richard stack up against against the rest?
  10. method acting
    Will Smith Says Ben Foster Lived in a Tent While Filming EmancipationGoing full Method for Emancipation is certainly a choice.
  11. trailer mix
    Will Smith Returns Sooner Than Expected With Emancipation TrailerThe actor’s first post-slap project hits theaters December 2.
  12. job offers
    Chris Rock Says He Was Asked to Host the 2023 Oscars But RefusedHe also compared the Will Smith slap to, uh, the murder of O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife?
  13. coming soon
    Chris Rock to Continue Being Hated by EverybodyNarrating Everybody Still Hates Chris, an animated reimagining of his original sitcom.
  14. the slap
    Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock and Questlove for the Slap“I made a mistake, and I’m trying not to think of myself as a piece of sh-t.”
  15. double headers
    Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock Are Co-Headlining a London ShowAlert the Queen’s Guard!
  16. some healing needs to be done
    Jada Pinkett Smith Brings the Slap to the Red Table“Now about Oscars night …”
  17. my deepfake is dropping
    Kendrick Lamar Brings Deepfake Deep Truths to ‘The Heart Part 5’ Music VideoThe music video uses deepfakery from Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
  18. guest stars
    Will Smith and Billie Eilish to Appear on David Letterman’s Netflix SeriesMy Next Guest Needs No Introduction returns May 20.
  19. oscars 2022
    Parents React to the SlapRichard Williams stated he doesn’t condone violence, and Will Smith’s mother, Carolyn, said it was “the first time I’ve ever seen him go off.”
  20. the slap
    Several Will Smith Projects Allegedly ‘on Hold’ Post-Oscars SlapNational Geographic put Will Smith’s show Pole to Pole on pause until the fall.
  21. trailer mix
    Red Table Talk Season Five Is Here to HealThe Facebook Watch series returns on April 20.
  22. the slap
    The Oscars Slaps Will Smith With a 10-Year BanHe remains eligible for nominations and wins.
  23. irreversible entanglements
    A Timeline of Will, Jada, and August’s EntanglementAugust Alsina brought Beyoncé into it with a new track.
  24. grammys 2022
    Grammys 2022: How Many Slap Jokes Did We Get?The Slap content started before the award show.
  25. oscars 2022
    Will Smith Resigns From Academy Membership After Oscars Slap“I want to put the focus back on those who deserve attention for their achievements,” he said in a new statement.
  26. the slap
    Oscars Producer Will Packer Says Police Offered to Arrest Will Smith“I just remember thinking, Oh no, oh no, not like this.
  27. the slap
    Chris Rock Addresses the Slap at Boston ShowsRock briefly addressed the weekend before getting into his prepared material.
  28. oscars 2022
    What Just Happened With Chris Rock and Will Smith at the Oscars?Will Smith got onstage and slapped Rock.
  29. oscars 2022
    Where’s Chris Rock?The other man of the hour began his Ego Death tour on March 30.
  30. the slap
    What Red-Carpet Photo Will Zoë Kravitz Use to Respond to Twitter Commotion?The internet is internetting.
  31. celebs react
    Hollywood Reacts to the SlapDenzel Washington addressed the slap and elaborated on his advice to Will Smith that night.
  32. apologies
    Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock and ‘Everyone Watching’ for the Oscars Slap“This is a season for healing and I’m here for it,” Jada Pinkett Smith added on Instagram.
  33. oscars 2022
    The Oscars Needed More Jokes, ActuallyJokes could have relieved the ceremony’s unbearable tension. Why didn’t the Oscars make more?
  34. the movies
    The Oscars Are Just a Work EventWith grudges, professional pretenses, and a lot of big talk about how important a flawed industry is.
  35. fight night
    Just Bitch-Slap the Whole AcademyThe Oscars finally got the show it deserved.
  36. chastainiacs
    This Is Not a Picture of Nicole Kidman Reacting to the SlapSo what was she gasping over? The answer may surprise you.
  37. oscars 2022
    What I Saw Inside the Room When Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock“This is the most unhinged evening of our lives.”
  38. oscars 2022
    Will Smith Apologizes to the Academy in Best Actor Acceptance Speech“I hope the Academy invites me back.”
  39. resurrections
    Will Smith Somehow Returning for I Am Legend Sequel With Michael B. JordanWe’ll have to see how Warner Bros. brings his character back.
  40. awards season
    NAACP Image Awards Winners Include Jazmine Sullivan, Will Smith, Red Table TalkA live ceremony for the top categories will air on BET on February 26.
  41. buffering
    Will Smith Zoom Calls and a ‘Four-Quad Weekend’: Inside Peacock’s Bel-Air PushHow the nascent streamer decided to go all in.
  42. tv review
    Bel-Air Is a Frustrating Reminder That Representation Isn’t EnoughThe Peacock revamp isn’t just a misfire. It’s a heartbreaking reminder of what Hollywood imagines its Black audiences desire.
  43. awards season
    Licorice Pizza Awarded Best Film by National Board of ReviewThe first big Oscar precursor has chosen its winners.
  44. movie review
    Will Smith’s Performance Makes King Richard Worth SeeingIt’s not so much a biopic of Richard Williams, father to Venus and Serena, as it is a portrait of a family at a pivotal time in their lives.
  45. the serve
    Queen Bey Has Finally Dropped Her King Richard Song, ‘Be Alive’For the Venus and Serena Williams biopic, out November 19.
  46. beyoncé?!
    Beyoncé Lobs Her New Song ‘Be Alive’ Into the King Richard TrailerHer 2022 Oscar campaign begins today.
  47. essay
    The Smith Family Legacy Was Built for WillowWillow Smith is an oddity in music, and not just because of the pedigree.
  48. based on a true story
    Will Smith Is Venus and Serena’s Undeterred Father in King Richard BiopicRichard Williams raised two of the greatest athletes of all time.
  49. variety shows
    Will Smith to Host a ‘Variety Comedy Special’ for NetflixHe saw Red Table Talk and thought, “This needs more comedy sketches.”
  50. the industry
    Will Smith Movie Emancipation Will Not Shoot in Georgia Over Voting RestrictionsThe runaway-slave movie is one of the first to leave the state, a popular location for shoots.
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