Actor Will Smith has resigned from Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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By Reuters Apr. 2, 2022
Los Angeles police were on site and ready to arrest actor Will Smith at the Academy Awards on Sunday for slapping presenter Chris Rock.
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By Reuters Apr. 1, 2022
Will Smith refused a request to leave the Oscars ceremony after he slapped presenter Chris Rock, Hollywood's film academy said on Wednesday.
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By Reuters Mar. 31, 2022
"I'm still processing what happened, so at some point I'll talk about that..."
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By Reuters Mar. 31, 2022
When Russia began its assault on Ukraine in February, Ukrainian chef Ievgen Klopotenko's gut reaction was not to pick up a gun.
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By Reuters Mar. 30, 2022
Late South African singer Miriam Makeba remains an inspiration 14 years after her death, prompting jazz artist Somi to pay tribute with new twists on
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By Reuters Mar. 29, 2022
Boxing promoter Jake Paul has offered Will Smith and Chris Rock $15 million each to step in the ring and settle their differences.
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By Reuters Mar. 29, 2022
It was a bit of that testy humor, delivered by comedian Chris Rock and found offensive by actor Will Smith, that led to Sunday night's biggest moment
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By Reuters Mar. 28, 2022
Will Smith smacked presenter Chris Rock in the face with an open hand and shouted a vulgarity at the comedian for making a joke about his wife Jada.
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By Reuters Mar. 28, 2022
Hollywood ushered in the Academy Awards weekend by bestowing honorary Oscars to Samuel L. Jackson and other movie industry veterans on Friday.
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By Reuters Mar. 26, 2022
The Academy Awards, Hollywood's annual red-carpet celebration of the movies, takes place on Sunday.
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By Reuters Mar. 25, 2022
Using a thin brush and clear, sticky resin, the co-owner of a Manila hair salon sprinkles these collected strands and clippings on a blank white canva
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By Reuters Mar. 24, 2022
After going without a host since 2019, the latest Oscars boasts three: comedians Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes.
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By Reuters Mar. 24, 2022
U.S. pop star Miley Cyrus said on Wednesday that her plane had been struck by lightning en route to a concert near Paraguay's capital Asuncion.
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By Reuters Mar. 24, 2022
Music superstars Beyonce and Billie Eilish will perform their Oscar-nominated songs live at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.
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By Reuters Mar. 23, 2022
Former England soccer captain David Beckham handed over his Instagram account on Sunday to a doctor helping women give birth in the eastern Ukrainian
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By Reuters Mar. 22, 2022
The Eiffel Tower grew 6 metres (19.69 ft) on Tuesday after a new digital radio antenna was attached to the top of the Paris monument.
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By Reuters Mar. 18, 2022
Women wounded by burns and other physical trauma can now seek out relief from a tattoo artist on a mission to ink over the scars.
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By Reuters Mar. 17, 2022
An Illinois appeals court on Wednesday ordered the release of actor Jussie Smollett from jail.
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By Reuters Mar. 17, 2022
Kanye West has been suspended from social media network Instagram for 24 hours after the rapper infringed the platform's policy regarding harassment.
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By Reuters Mar. 17, 2022
Lenora Buenviaje has been making dresses out of waste materials for the past seven years and says wearing clothes made from such items is economical.
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By Reuters Mar. 16, 2022
The queen spent a night in hospital last October and has been mainly limited to carrying out duties virtually since then.
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By Reuters Mar. 15, 2022
A Chicago court on Thursday sentenced actor Jussie Smollett, one-time star of the TV drama "Empire," to 30 months’ probation and 150 days
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By Reuters Mar. 12, 2022
A combination of disease, poaching and loss of forest habitat from illegal logging and agriculture have left fewer than 100 mountain bongos in the wil
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By Reuters Mar. 11, 2022
A Belgian animal shelter has taken in two young lions evacuated from Ukraine, who it says Russian troops had threatened to shoot when they encountered
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By Reuters Mar. 10, 2022
Items from the birth of Apple, home computing and video gaming are up for grabs at an auction, which will conclude on March 17.
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By Reuters Mar. 9, 2022
Singer Dolly Parton dedicated the Academy of Country Music Awards show to the people of Ukraine on Monday during a music-filled ceremony that saw Mira
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By Reuters Mar. 8, 2022
A German bakery is selling a "peace donut" to support Ukraine in a sweet way, with the pastries decorated in Ukrainian national colours to raise money
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By Reuters Mar. 4, 2022
Slowly improving security has fuelled demand for sports and leisure activities – and horse-riding has proved a hit.
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By Reuters Mar. 3, 2022
A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday granted reality TV star Kim Kardashian's request to be declared legally single from rapper Kanye West after nearly ei
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By Reuters Mar. 3, 2022
British singers Louis Tomlinson and Yungblud as well as the band Franz Ferdinand have cancelled upcoming performances in Russia in light of the Russia
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By Reuters Mar. 2, 2022
The seals were equipped with the head-mounted conductivity, temperature and depth sensor, which allows scientists to collect observation data.
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By Reuters Mar. 1, 2022
Hollywood actor and director Sean Penn is in Ukraine filming a documentary about Russia's invasion, Kyiv and Hollywood publication Variety have said.
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By Reuters Feb. 25, 2022
A Kobe Bryant card sold for Sh227million to make it one of the highest selling basketball cards of all-time, PWCC Marketplace said on Thursday.
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By Reuters Feb. 25, 2022
Unfinished paintings of a bell-bottomed John Travolta and nunchuck-spinning Bruce Lee adorned the walls of his crammed Accra studio.
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By Reuters Feb. 24, 2022
Robert Pattinson used to dress up as Batman his "entire childhood," he said. Now the British actor is about to debut his version of the capped crusade
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By Reuters Feb. 24, 2022
A Bolivian miner has covered his house with sculptures of long-horned devils and other scary creatures, shocking neighbours.
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By Reuters Feb. 19, 2022
Brad Pitt sued his former wife Angelina Jolie for selling her stake in a French winery they had bought together.
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By Reuters Feb. 19, 2022
An indigenous language from South America's extreme south has all but vanished after the death of its last living speaker and guardian of its ancestra
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By Reuters Feb. 18, 2022
The Los Angeles landmark Hollywood sign was temporarily altered to read "Rams House" on Wednesday in celebration of the hometown team's victory in Sun
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By Reuters Feb. 17, 2022
The white table - some six metres (12 ft) in length - spawned countless memes on social media last week when Putin hosted French President Emmanuel Ma
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By Reuters Feb. 16, 2022
Comic actor Amy Schumer, along with actress Regina Hall and fellow comedian Wanda Sykes, will host the Academy Awards in March.
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By Reuters Feb. 16, 2022
Some dogs were dressed in more conventional attire - a bow tie for the dog groom, a white bell-shaped dress for the bride.
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By Reuters Feb. 15, 2022
The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday, days before Snoop Dogg is set to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show with other hip-hop artists near Los Angel
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By Reuters Feb. 12, 2022
The halftime show at SoFi Stadium outside Los Angeles will feature area natives Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg, plus rapper Eminem and R&B sin
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By Reuters Feb. 11, 2022
The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday, days before Snoop Dogg is set to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show with other hip-hop artists near Los Angel
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By Reuters Feb. 11, 2022
Priscilla Sitienei, who turns 99 on Friday, takes notes alongside fellow pupils who are all more than eight decades younger than her.
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By Reuters Feb. 10, 2022
An elusive Indonesian crocodile, which has swum around with a motorcycle tyre stuck around its neck for six years, has finally been freed by an animal
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By Reuters Feb. 9, 2022
"House of Gucci" star Lady Gaga and the latest Marvel box office hit, "Spider-Man: No Way Home," were missing from the list of this year's Academy Awa
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By Reuters Feb. 9, 2022
Malawian musician Giddes Chalamanda had never dreamed in his 92 years that he might one day be famous enough to dine with the president.
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By Reuters Feb. 8, 2022