Braves send postseason star Smith to Astros for RHP Odorizzi
The World Series champion Atlanta Braves bolstered their starting staff ahead of the trade deadline Tuesday by giving up a reliever who played a big part in their 2021 title. Poised for another postseason run, the Braves dealt former closer Will Smith to the Houston Astros for right-hander Jake Odorizzi, giving Atlanta a sixth starting pitcher for the final two months of the regular season. The move was the biggest of three deadline deals pulled off by general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who on Monday gave up minor leaguers for corner outfielder Robbie Grossman from Detroit and infielder Ehire Adrianza from Washington.news.yahoo.com
Will Smith issues new apology for Chris Rock slap: ‘I am deeply remorseful.’
The incident tarnished Will Smith's Hollywood Golden Boy image (perhaps forever), led to his decade long ban from the Academy and sparked a serious conversation about what role violence has, if any, in public displays of anger.washingtonpost.com
Will Smith posts an apology video for slapping Chris Rock
Will Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and that he had reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn't ready. “There is no part of me that thinks that was the right way to behave in that moment,” Smith said in the under-six minute video posted online Friday. Smith, seated in a polo shirt and white ball cap, spoke directly to a camera, answering pre-selected questions about his behavior at the March 27 Academy Awards, when he slapped presenter Rock after the comedian made a reference about the hairstyle of Jada Pinkett Smith, Smith's wife.news.yahoo.com
Pinkett Smith talks hair-loss 'shame,' outcome of Oscar slap
Jada Pinkett Smith turned her husband's Oscar-night blowup into a teachable moment about alopecia areata, the hair-loss disorder affecting her and millions of others that, in some cases, can impact a person's sense of identity. “Considering what I’ve been through with my own health and what happened at the Oscars, thousands have reached out to me with their stories,” Pinkett Smith said on Wednesday's episode of “Red Table Talk." Before tackling the subject, Pinkett Smith addressed events at the March 27 Academy Awards.news.yahoo.com
Will Smith tells David Letterman he had drug-induced vision about career being ‘destroyed’ before Oscars slap
"King Richard" star Will Smith told David Letterman in an interview before the 2022 Oscars slap of Chris Rock that he had a vision that “my whole life is getting destroyed” after ingesting ayahuasca — a psychoactive herbal drink that reportedly holds some hallucinogenic properties.news.yahoo.com
Pete Davidson Holds Nothing Back in Touching SNL Farewell: ‘Thank You… For Never Giving Up on Me’
NBCFor the last time on Saturday night, Pete Davidson stopped by the “Weekend Update” desk to say goodbye and talk about how improbable it was that he ever became one of SNL’s most famous cast members.“Hello, Colin and Che and millions of people only watching to see if I bring up Kanye,” Davidson began, referring to his very public feud with girlfriend Kim Kardashian’s ex.“I never imagined this would be my life,” he said, describing the 20-year-old who joined the show in 2014 as being “a skinnynews.yahoo.com
Steve Harvey Says He Lost A Lot Of Respect For Will Smith, Calls His Oscars Slap A 'Punk Move'
Steve Harvey says he has lost respect for Will Smith, calling his Oscars slap a "punk move." It's been two months since Will Smith and Chris Rock's infamous encounter at the 94th Annual Academy Awards.news.yahoo.com
‘Something Was Wrong’: Marlon Wayans Said He Suggested Will Smith Go to Therapy Following Oscars Slap
Over the years, Marlon Wayans has candidly discussed therapy’s importance, especially within the Black community. The comedian reiterated those similar sentiments to his friend Will […]news.yahoo.com
Marlon Wayans Says Will Smith's Slap Put More Attention On Jada Pinkett Smith Than Chris Rock: 'You Put Your Wife’s Name In Everybody’s Mouth'
Marlon Wayans isn't done speaking on Will Smith's controversial encounter with Chris Rock during the 94th Academy Awards, revealing he told him to see a therapist.news.yahoo.com
Chris Rock's mom addresses Will Smith Oscars incident: 'When he slapped Chris, he slapped all of us'
Chris Rock's mom is addressing her son's incident with Will Smith at the Oscars last month. Rose said that, like many, she was watching the Academy Awards at home and initially thought the moment was staged.news.yahoo.com
Terry Crews says he responded to being sexually assaulted in the same way Chris Rock reacted to Will Smith's slap at the Oscars: 'I chose to be in control'
Terry Crews told The Hollywood Reporter he could relate to both Chris Rock and Will Smith, referencing times he acted the way they did at the Oscars.news.yahoo.com
Jada Pinkett Smith 'hurt' Tupac when she asked him not to beat up Will Smith years ago, friend claims
Tupac Shakur was "hurt" by Jada Pinkett Smith years ago when the actress allegedly asked the rapper not to harm Will Smith once they started dating, according to a friend of the late musician.news.yahoo.com
Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock
Will Smith resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over the incident, which came after Chris Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Less than an hour after hitting Rock, Smith accepted the best actor Oscar for “King Richard.”washingtonpost.com
Jimmy Kimmel Fires Back at ‘Sociopath’ Marjorie Taylor Greene for Reporting Him to the Police
ABCThe other night, Jimmy Kimmel joked, “Where is Will Smith when you really need him?” after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) branded anyone who supported Biden Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson as “pro-pedophile.” MTG, who loves calling liberals “snowflakes,” then said she’d reported the late-night host to the @CapitolPolice over the dumb joke, as one does.On Thursday night, Kimmel responded to MTG allegedly reporting him to the D.C. police over a joke.“What a day—I have to tell yonews.yahoo.com