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‘I lost it’: Will Smith recalls Oscars slap in emotional ‘Daily Show’ interview

Smith didn’t identify what troubles he was dealing with during the awards ceremony — but said a lot of things he had been feeling came to a head all at once.

Will Smith Appears on ‘The Daily Show’ in First Late-Night Interview Since Oscars Slap: ‘That Is Not Who I Want to Be’

After a series of online statements and quiet public appearances over recent months, Will Smith took further steps back into the spotlight Monday evening, appearing for an interview…

Will Smith knows you don’t want to see him after slap: ‘I completely understand’

“I would absolutely respect that and allow them their space to not be ready,” the Oscar winner said when asked about “Emancipation” backlash.

Gabrielle Union on Finally Getting Oscar Buzz for ‘The Inspection’: ‘I Believe I Found My Superhero Origin Story’

Gabrielle Union is receiving the best reviews of her career in A24’s “The Inspection” — showing it’s never too late to make your mark on Hollywood. “I thought…

Letitia Wright blasts writer over ‘disgusting’ article, magazine responds

The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg questioned the “Black Panther” actress’ viability as an Oscars nominee, citing her past anti-vax views.

Chris Rock returns to site of infamous Will Smith slap

Rock seemed determined to show that he had shifted the energy in the room by claiming he was not the victim then and he would never play one on stage.

‘Emancipation’ director addresses Will Smith’s Oscar slap amid film release

“Isn’t 400 years of slavery, of brutality, more important than one bad moment?”

Budd Friedman, Founder of The Improv Comedy Club, Dies at 90

Budd Friedman, the Broadway producer who founded The Improv comedy club franchise and kickstarted the careers of some of Hollywood’s biggest comic voices, died of heart failure Saturday…

Jimmy Kimmel Returns as Host for the 95th Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel is back as host of the 95th Oscars in 2023, marking the late-night star’s third time fronting the ceremony — which he last did five years ago.…

Comedy queen Caroline Hirsch says pot stench permeating NYC is no laughing matter

Caroline Hirsch, the owner of the famed comedy club Caroline’s on Broadway says marijuana — legal or not — is contributing to the growing sense of lawlessness in Times Square.

‘The View’ slammed for ‘endorsing violence’ with Oscars slap child’s costume

Costumes were based on “hot topics” discussed this year on the show.