The Academy Admits Its Response To Will Smith’s Oscars Slap Was ‘Inadequate’

  • The organization sent out a tweet several hours after the event, which said, “The Academy does not condone violence of any form. Tonight we are delighted to celebrate our 94th Academy Awards winners, who deserve this moment of recognition from their peers and movie lovers around the world.”
  • Later, the organization launched a review of how the incident was handled.
  • Smith was subsequently banned from Academy events for 10 years.
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