Will Smith Will Face Disciplinary Actions From The Academy Following Oscars Slap

The Academy has revealed that Will Smith was asked to leave the Oscars ceremony on Sunday after he slapped Chris Rock, but he refused. The Board of Governors released a statement on Wednesday, sharing that they have already begun disciplinary proceedings following Smith’s violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct during Sunday night’s show. The Academy went on to say that it was shocked by Smith’s actions and extended their apologies to Rock.