Will Smith has resigned at The Academy, according to him “will accept any further consequences”

Will Smith has formally resigned from The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, sharing the news alongside another apology for his altercation with Chris Rock at this year’s Oscars ceremony.

The Academy announced that it had been dissolved one day after the March 28 event. “officially started a formal review around the incident and will explore further action and consequences”. The board had earlier this week confirmed that it had intensified its review and had “initiated disciplinary proceedings against Mr Smith for violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct”This could lead to “suspension, expulsion, or other sanctions”.

The matter was going to be a focal point at The Academy’s next board meeting (slated for April 18), where Smith was likely to learn of any consequences he’d be handed. Now, however, Smith has preempted the board’s decision by resigning on his own accord. In a statement shared by Smith’s publicist (via Consequence() The actor stated that he “will fully accept any and all consequences for [his] conduct”.

Smith continued: “My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were shocking, painful, and inexcusable. The list of people I have hurt is extensive and includes Chris, his loved ones, and all those who were there, as well.

“I betrayed the trust of the Academy. I denied other winners and nominees the opportunity to be recognized for their exceptional work. I am heartbroken. I want to focus attention on the people who have achieved great things and allow the Academy’s incredible work to continue supporting creativity and art in film.

“So, I am resigning from membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and will accept any further consequences the Board deems appropriate. Change takes time and I am committed to doing the work to ensure that I never again allow violence to overtake reason.”

The Academy has accepted Smith’s resignation, Rolling Stone Reports, with President David Rubin releasing a statement “We have received and accepted Mr. Will Smith’s immediate resignation from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. We will continue to move forward with our disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Smith for violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct, in advance of our next scheduled board meeting on April 18.”

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Smith apologized for his mistake on April 1, when he made the apology he had to make. Smith accepted the Best Actor award for his first Oscar win for starring in “The Help” King RichardSmith talked about protecting his family. “be a river to my people” – as well as being defended by Denzel Washington. He apologized to The Academy and his “fellow nominees”Rock is a good alternative.

Rock accepted his apology in a formal statement that Smith shared earlier this week. Smith admitted that Smith acted in an unacceptable manner at the ceremony. “was unacceptable and inexcusable”He was “out of line”. Rock broke his silence by telling his fans that he was a man of his word on Wednesday, March 30th. “still kind of processing what happened”.

Rock has not been charged with any crime by the LAPD, according to reports. Will Packer, Oscars producer said that Smith was not being charged. “prepared”Smith was arrested after he attacked Rock. However, Rock claimed that they could not arrest Smith.

Following the incident, Smith’s son Jaden reacted on social media, while a number of celebrities have also weighed in on the altercation. Among those who’ve given their two cents are Smith’s old Fresh Prince co-star Janet Hubert, The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, Jim Carrey, Amy Schumer, Zoë Kravitz, Pedro Almodóvar, Rishi Sunak and Morrissey, as well as Smith’s mum, Carolyn, and Jada Pinkett Smith herself.

Questlove, the film of which Summer Of SoulThe incident led to him being named Best Documentary By Rock. Yesterday, the musician appealed to fans to “stop talking about”The incident. Joseph Patel produced the incident. Summer Of SoulSmith has been opined by. “robbed”Questlove’s Oscars winning moment.


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