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Here are the 5 A list Celebrities Who Are Kicked out By The Academy

The Hollywood board gave Will Smith a thumbs down and the actor was banned for a decade. In the past other actors also suffered exemplary punishments.

Here are the 5 A list Celebrities Who Are Kicked out By The Academy

With a gesture of astonishment and an almost half-smile, the comedian Cris Rock managed to say: “Will Smith just slapped me.” But it was not just a slap, that was the turning point of the artistic life of the protagonist of the Prince of Bel-Air.

Since then the good light of Smith has been dimming. According to The Hollywood Reporter, pre-production on the Netflix movie Fast and Loose starring Smith has been halted following the incident at the Oscars.

In addition, the production Bad Boys 4, from Sony, was left stranded. Smith would have already received 40 pages of script for the next installment in the franchise.

Not only that, the brothers of the offended comedian also showed their repudiation of the attitude of the one who coincidentally won the Oscar for Best Actor at the awards ceremony on March 28.

The statements of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, who said she never wanted to marry him, became viral. Yes, the same woman he defended turned her back on him when she claimed that the actor’s slap was exaggerated.

As if that were not enough, the Academy announced that the protagonist of King Richard: A Winning Family will not be able to attend the Academy Awards for the next ten years, as punishment for his violent behavior at this year’s Oscar ceremony.

The statement states: “The Board has decided, for a period of 10 years beginning April 8, 2022, that Mr. Smith will not be able to attend any Academy events or programs, in person or virtually…

Here are the five people who have been expelled from the Academy in its 94-year history.

 

Carmine Caridi

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The Godfather Part II star Caridi was the first person expelled from the Academy. In 2004 he was expelled for producing VCR copies of preview screenings and sharing them. The FBI investigated the actor after copies of Something’s Gotta Give, The Last Samurai, Mystic River, Big Fish and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World were said to have been traced back to Caridi.

Federal authorities alleged that for at least three years Caridi had given a man named Russell Sprague her copies of screenings of as many as 60 films. Caridi gave Sprague’s name to the FBI in exchange for immunity and was sued by Columbia Pictures and Warner Bros.

 

Harvey Weinstein

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Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was ousted in 2017, just a month after the explosive New York Times report that brought to light sexual harassment allegations against him.

The board said its decision was “not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not deserve the respect of his colleagues,” but also to “send the message that the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior and abuse is over.” workplace bullying in our industry.”

Weinstein’s brother Bob urged the Academy to expel him, calling the producer “sick and depraved,” adding, “I’m going to send them a note saying he should definitely be expelled from the Academy.”

Weinstein has denied all wrongdoing allegations, but is currently serving a 23-year prison sentence for his crimes.

 

Bill Cosby

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The Cosby Show actor, known at one point as “America’s dad” for his paternal role on the series, was expelled in 2018, a month after he was found guilty of sexual assault. He had been on trial for drugging and assaulting former basketball player Andrea Constand in 2004.

He was sentenced to a maximum of 10 years, but was later released from prison and had his 2018 sexual assault conviction overturned. He has long denied any accusation of crimes.

Roman Polanski

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Director Polanski was ousted at the same time as Cosby, even though he pleaded guilty to having illegal sex with a minor in 1977 in the United States and fled to France. The #MeToo movement that emerged after Weinstein’s crimes were exposed put pressure on the Academy to act against Polanski.

In retaliation, Polanski filed and lost a lawsuit against the Academy. In a statement, the Academy said its board “voted to expel actor Bill Cosby and director Roman Polanski from membership in accordance with the organization’s standards of conduct.”

He added: “The Board continues to encourage ethical standards that require members to uphold the Academy’s values ​​of respect for human dignity.”

Adam Kimmel

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Cinematographer Kimmel, who worked on movies like Capote and Lars and the Real Girl, was ousted in 2021 after reports surfaced of his history as a registered sex offender.

Kimmel was arrested in 2003 and 2010 and charged both times with sex crimes against underage girls. After the first arrest, Kimmel pleaded guilty to third-degree rape. After the second, he was convicted of a class D felony for failing to register as a sex offender.

Will Smith

Here are the 5 A list Celebrities Who Are Kicked out By The Academy

Will Smith announced his resignation as a member of the institution that awards the Oscars, after punching comedian Chris Rock during the ceremony on Sunday, according to a statement released this Friday.

“I am resigning my membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and I will accept whatever consequences the board deems appropriate,” the actor wrote in the text published by Variety magazine.

“My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were shocking, painful and inexcusable.”

“The list of those I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my dearest friends and loved ones, everyone in attendance, and global audiences at home,” he read in the statement.

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