The New Indian Express
Los Angeles: Actor Will Smith has resigned from Hollywood’s prestigious Oscar Academy membership. Will Smith has no contact with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
At the Oscars this yr, Will Smith created controversy when he slammed host Chris Rock on stage. Smith apologized for the incident and mentioned the incident was “shocking, painful and unforgivable.”
‘I’ve betrayed the academy’s religion. I snatched up the chance to rejoice the comfortable moments of different nominees and winners. My coronary heart is shattered. Therefore, I resign from the membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and settle for any additional penalties for the Board, ” Will Smith mentioned.