Will Smith Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Oscars row reflects US regression: WillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    Actor Will Smith arrives at the screening of his new movie, Concussion, at Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, California. File picture: Frazer Harrison, AFP The Hollywood actor has decided to follow in his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's footsteps by boycotting this year's ceremony, and he insists there is a social decay in the country which has seeped through to the Academy Awards.

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  2. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's Janet Hubert Calls Stacey Dash a ''Media Ho''Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | E! Online

    Stacey Dash has received lots of harsh feedback after making some controversial comments regarding the all-white Oscars, Black History Month and BET. However, her latest critic might leave a little bit of a sting.

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  3. a Fresh Princea actress: Stacey Dash a a media hoa who a puts the struggle way backaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Washington Times

    ... herself back into the media spotlight this month after she launched a 4-minute video attacking former co-star Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith for boycotting this year's Oscars ceremony over the nominees' lack of diversity. Appearing on ...

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  4. Academy Awards: Will Smith pleased over Oscars voting changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Lowell Sun

    Will Smith said he's happy about how the Academy responded to this year's uproar over a lack of diversity in the major acting categories. Smith, a former Academy Award nominee who some believed deserved a nomination for his performance in "Concussion," said he would boycott this year's ceremony, along with his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and director Spike Lee.

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  5. Will Smith says his Oscars boycott isn't because he was snubbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CW28 Providence

    ... up his Oscar campaign yet another level on Thursday by meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican. Will Smith swears his Oscars boycott has nothing to do with the fact that he was not nominated for his role in Concussion. Will Smith ...

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  6. Will Smith praises Academy for reaction to diversity issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | New York Daily News

    Will Smith told BBC he thought the Academy reacted "quickly and aggressively" to the diversity issue, despite his decision to boycott with wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Will Smith was among the first speak out regarding the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations, joining his wife Jada Pinkett Smith in saying he wouldn't be attending the ceremony.

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  7. Janet Hubert Calls Stacey Dash a 'Media Ho'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Essence Magazine

    In a visit to HuffPost Live , Janet Hubert threw a little bit more shade. This time, however, it was directed at actress and Fox News contributor Stacey Dash.

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  8. 'Aunt Viv' slams Stacey Dash: 'She's making a check'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Jersey Journal

    Earlier this month, the Montclair actress responded to Jada Pinkett Smith , the wife of her former co-star Will Smith, for saying the couple wouldn't attend or watch the Oscars because of a lack of diversity in the nominees. What followed was a media frenzy with all sorts of celebrities weighing in on the Oscar diversity controversy - both pro and con.

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  9. Academy distances itself from 'Straight Outta Compton' flapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | New York Daily News

    ... a second straight year in which no actors of color were nominated for an Oscar. Filmmaker Spike Lee and actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have already announced they won't attend in protest. Spike Lee and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith won't be ...

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  10. 'I'm not entertaining the Oscar committee'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    The ongoing row about the lack of diversity among this year's Academy Awards nominees is gaining momentum, with high-profile stars Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith and Spike Lee boycotting the ceremony, and Dustin Hoffman and George Clooney calling for change. Among the discussions about those nominated - it's the second consecutive year the committee have unveiled an all-white shortlist - many have held up Straight Outta Compton as a shining example of where non-white actors have been overlooked.

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  11. Diversity changes could target Oscar voting, categoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | USA Today

    ... in the industry. Stars have been speaking out on the issue, some saying they will boycott the Oscars. Will Smith said that he will join his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith by boycotting the Oscar ceremony. "(Jada and I) have discussed it, and we're part of ...

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  12. Hollywood Veteran on #OscarsSoWhite: 'The Point is to Purge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Cybercast News Service

    ... of the media have argued that the awards lack diversity . All of the acting nominees in 2016 are white. Actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith and director Spike Lee have announced that they are boycotting the February 28 ceremony. The hashtag ...

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  13. Will Smith a Pleaseda by Oscara s Quick Response to Diversity BacklashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WTNH

    In an interview with the BBC , Smith applauded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its swift response to the backlash the academy received about the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations. Last week, amid growing criticism from both the public and Hollywood, the academy announced that the organization's board voted unanimously to take steps to make the academy "significantly" more diverse.

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  14. Oscars Announce Diverse Mix of PresentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    ... Room star Jacob Tremblay. This year's Oscars have come under fire due its all-white field of acting nominees. Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, as well as Spike Lee, have said they won't attend the ceremony, which will be held February ...

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  15. 'Fresh Prince' Actress to 'Media Ho' Stacey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Mediaite.com

    Fresh Prince actress Janet Huber has been on a roll lately, beefing with other celebrities seemingly indiscriminately. In an interview with Alex Miranda of HuffPost Live, she criticized Stacey Dash for her comments following the #OscarsSoWhite backlash.

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  16. Oscars Announce Diverse Mix of Presenters 20 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | ABC News

    ... of the celebration." This year's Oscars have come under fire because of the all-white field of acting nominees. Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith , as well as Spike Lee , have said they will not attend the ceremony, which will be held Feb. ...

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  17. Hollywood's Diversity Emergency Isn't BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | LA Weekly

    ... a membership shakeup. It's African-American actors (Michael B. Jordan, Idris Elba, Samuel L. Jackson and Will Smith, among other potential honorees) who were potentially robbed. It's African-American luminaries (Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith) who ...

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  18. Marlon Wayans on Why You'll Never See a Black 'Revenant': "F- the Bear"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Hollywood Reporter

    SAG: Final Votes Must be Cast Online or Ballots Received by the Elections Firm by 12 Noon PT January 29, 2016 The 'Fifty Shades of Black' producer and star tells THR how it feels to climb "mountains with weights on your back." It is ridiculous.

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  19. Will Smith Talks About Major Music Comeback and 2016 Reunion Tour With DJ Jazzy JeffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | E! Online

    Last fall, the 47-year-old actor returned to his rap roots for the first time in 10 years, appearing on the remix of Bomba Estreo 's "Fiesta." On the BBC talk series The Graham Norton Show , in an episode airing Friday, he revealed plans for a larger music comeback, which includes new tracks and a tour with, yes, fellow Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum and longtime collaborator DJ Jazzy Jeff , 51. "We've recorded about 25 songs and have four or five I actually like," said Will, who last released an album in 2005.

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  20. The High Key Portrait Series: CayetanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    " High Key " is a series of profiles conceived with the intent to tell the story of Philly's diverse musical legacy by spotlighting individual artists in portrait photography, as well as with an interview focusing on the artist's experience living, creating, and performing in this city. "High Key" will be featured in biweekly installments, as the series seeks to spotlight artists both individually and within the context of his or her respective group or artistic collective.

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