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  1. Will Smith Learned of Wife's Oscar-Boycott Video From the Paparazzi

    10:29 am 2/3/2016

    "Let me tell you if I was the only person of color nominated, my wife would have made two videos," Smith said, laughing, of criticism that Jada Pinkett Smith's boycott was inspired by his lack of a nomination. "She would not have gone with me. Trust."Read more

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  2. Oscars: Inside Will Smith's Boycott of the 1989 Grammys

    9:48 am 2/2/2016

    The rapper and DJ Jazzy Jeff refused to attend and accept their award for best rap performance when they learned the new category wouldn't be televised, something Smith referenced when he first appeared on a Grammys stage in 1998, accepting an award from Chris Rock while his wife, Jada, beamed with pride in the audience.Read more

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  3. Charlton Heston's Son, an Oscar Voter, Criticizes "Orwellian" Diversity Changes

    2:32 pm 1/29/2016

    "This move was ill-advised, ill-considered, possibly illegal, and in essence just all kinds of wrong," Fraser Heston states.Read more

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  4. Will Smith: Academy Reacted "Quickly and Aggressively" to Diversity Issue

    1:47 am 1/29/2016

    "It’s much more a domestic family issue than a civil rights issue, it’s a problem that we all have to solve," the 'Concussion' star told the BBC.Read more

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  5. Oscar-Winning Producer Denounces "Spoiled Brats" Crying "Racism"

    7:00 am 1/22/2016

    "As far as Michael Moore is concerned, he is a socialist always looking to insert his brand of racist hatred. Spike Lee — haven't I heard this from him before?" says 'Schindler's List' producer Gerald Molen.Read more

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  6. Will Smith Joining Wife in Not Attending Oscars

    6:10 am 1/21/2016

    The 'Concussion' star, who many believe should have been nominated for an Academy Award, told 'GMA's' Robin Roberts that he didn't think this year's nominations reflect America's diversity.Read more

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  7. 'Fresh Prince' Actress Slams Jada Pinkett Smith's Oscars Boycott With Video Rant

    8:28 pm 1/18/2016

    Janet Hubert, who played the first Aunt Viv, posted a video on Martin Luther King Jr. Day addressing the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, and Pinkett Smith's public decision to boycott the show.Read more

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  8. Oscars: Omission of Black Actors Upsetting, But Not Inexplicable or Proof of Racism

    11:27 am 1/18/2016

    "None of this year's excluded films about people of color or people of color themselves were thought to be slam-dunks going into the nominations," writes THR's awards analyst. "They were competing in very competitive categories."Read more

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  9. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Actor Roundtable With Will Smith, Mark Ruffalo and More - Actor Oscar Roundtable

    6:00 am 1/18/2016

    Will Smith and Mark Ruffalo join four other notable actors of the past year for The Hollywood Reporter's Actor Oscar Roundtable.Read more

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  10. Edward Norton, Naomie Harris, Michael Pena Joining 'Collateral Beauty'

    4:42 pm 1/14/2016

    Will Smith and Helen Mirren are starring in the New Line film.Read more

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