Oscars 2022
Entertainment  /  Published 28.07.22

Chris Rock on slapgate controversy

“Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face,” said comic Chris Rock as he addressed the infamous Will Smith slapgate during a recent comedy show, declaring he was not a ...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Entertainment  /  Published 23.04.22

Will spotted in India after slapgate

Academy Award winning actor Will Smith spotted in India after the slapgate scandal. Hollywood's film academy had banned Smith from attending the Oscars for 10 years after the best actor winner sl...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 09.04.22

Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

Hollywood's film academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars for 10 years after the best actor winner slapped presenter Chris Rock on stage at the Academy Awards ceremony 12 days...
By Reuters in Los Angeles

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.22

Oscars: Still talking about Chris & Will

Starry night Over 16 million people watched the Oscars 2022, which was a 58 per cent increase from last year. It has been almost two weeks since the actor, Will Smith, physically assaulted the comedi...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Letters to the Editor: When dowry gets the veneer of respectability

Twisted logic Sir — The progressive, urban Indian family no longer asks for or provides a dowry during marriage. But does that mean that this reprehensible social custom has been rooted out for...
By The Telegraph


People  /  Published 02.04.22

The week that should have been

Following Alia Bhatt’s coronation as India’s most valued female celebrity by the Duff & Phelps report, Kangana Ranaut says that the “only reason Alia has come out on top is bec...
By Priyam Marik

Entertainment  /  Published 02.04.22

Will Smith resigns

Actor Will Smith has resigned from Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, saying on Friday that his slapping of presenter Chris Rock on stage at this year's Oscars ceremony w...
By Reuters

Entertainment  /  Published 31.03.22

Smith refused to leave Oscars after 'slapgate'

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said actor Will Smith was asked to leave the Oscars after he slapped Chris Rock but refused to do so. Actor Will Smith refused a request to leave Sund...
By Deutsche Welle

Lifestyle  /  Published 30.03.22

Will Smith memes go viral after #slapgate

Like every year, there were winners and losers, glitz and glam, stars and superstars at the Oscars. But unlike every year, it was a slap (heard around the world) that stole the show. Since then, the w...
By Pooja Mitra

Entertainment  /  Published 30.03.22

Slap: Academy will take appropriate action

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has said that it is upset and outraged" over Hollywood star Will Smith's behaviour during the 2022 Oscars ceremony during which he slap...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Los Angeles


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