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# Chris Rock

Last year
# Will Smith
'It's been a minute': Will Smith says he is 'deeply remorseful' after Oscars slap in new video
The actor was banned from attending the Academy Awards after he slapped Chris Rock on stage.
# chris rock slap
Will Smith resigns from the Academy following his ‘inexcusable’ Oscars behaviour
The actor said he had “betrayed the trust” of the organisation in a statement.
# Slapgate
Police were 'ready to arrest' Will Smith after Oscar slap, producer says
“They were laying out the options… Chris was like, ‘I’m fine’.”
# Hollywood
Academy says Will Smith was asked but refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap
Smith could face expulsion from the Academy for the open-handed slap.
# Hollywood
Will Smith says sorry to Chris Rock over Oscars slap as Academy launches probe
Smith was named best actor shortly after he hit Chris Rock over a joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair.
# Oscars
Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock won't be shown during RTÉ's airing of Oscars tonight
Smith took to the stage after Rock made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
# oscars 2022
Debunked: These are not celebrity reactions to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars
These are reactions from another scandal-making moment at the 2017 Oscars where the wrong winner was announced.
# Chris Rock
Alopecia Ireland: ‘Will Smith struck out for all of us. But it wasn’t right’
An Alopecia Ireland spokesperson said ridicule can cause significant emotional strain for people with the hair loss condition and their families.
# oscars chaos
LAPD says Chris Rock has not filed a report after being smacked by Will Smith at Oscars
Neither Smith or Rock have made a statement on the matter.
All time
# equal pay
Amy Schumer has defended herself after reports she asked to be paid as much as Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle
“I don’t believe I deserve equal pay to Chris and Dave.”
# pox
Bono said Amy Schumer and Chris Rock should be sent to fight ISIS, and Ireland is cringing
What…. Why… Never mind.
# Oscars
The 13 most important moments of the 2016 Oscars
Leo finally did it.
# please welcome to the stage
Taylor Swift welcomed another weird collection of celebrities to the stage last night
The madness continues.
# oh wow
So the 'Best Headline of 2014' competition has a late winner
# Awkward
Well, Chris Rock's Reddit AMA got off to an awkward start
A fan immediately confused him for Chris Tucker. *shakes head*
# time out
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Race relations
6 most talked about quotes from that Chris Rock article
Rock’s interview with New York magazine has caused a stir.
# tax us
6 super-rich people who say 'tax me more'
Higher taxes for higher earners – what a silly thought, right? But some of the world’s richest are in agreement.
# Looking Back
Here is the trailer for the Magic Johnson AIDS documentary
‘The Announcement’ is set to air on ESPN US this evening.