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Tyrese To Chris Rock: 'Shame On You'

Officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been under fire since January (16), when it was revealed that no black stars had been nominated for the top acting or...

Naomie Harris: 'I'm Completely In Love With Will Smith'

The 39-year-old actress has shared the screen with a host of big names, including Daniel Craig, Idris Elba, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth. She recently started working on new movie Collateral Beauty, which also stars...

Will Smith Invited To British Seaside Resort On Oscars Weekend

The 47-year-old actor hit the headlines when he and Jada announced their intention to boycott the Academy Awards later this month (Feb16) due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. Now the pair has...

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'It's Not About Black Voting For Black'

The actress is spearheading the race row currently dominating Hollywood after declaring she will be boycotting the 2016 Oscars due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. In a chat with TMZ,...

Will Smith Says His Decision To Boycott Oscars "Isn't About Me"

Will Smith has spoken some more about his decision to join his wife Jada Pinkett Smith in boycotting this year’s Oscars ceremony, saying that he wants to be “part of the solution” to the diversity...

Will Smith: 'Oscars Diversity Debate Represents A Much Bigger Issue'

The 47-year-old actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are just two of the stars choosing to boycott next month's Academy Awards (28Feb16) after there were no black nominees on the list.And Will believes this...

Academy Bosses Open Up About Night Before The 'White-out' Nominations

Isaacs, the Academy's African-American president, and Hudson, the CEO, have been among those targeted by celebrities upset with the lack of colour among the nominees, but the two women insist they had no...

Steve Mcqueen: '2016 Oscars Are A Watershed Moment'

Since the nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards were announced earlier in January (16) there has been a growing swell of criticism about the lack of diversity among them. Stars including Jada Pinkett Smith, Will...

Marlon Wayans: 'Chris Rock Should Not Step Down As Oscars Host'

Jada Pinkett Smith is boycotting Hollywood's big night because no African-American stars picked up acting nods for the second year in a row, while Spike Lee isn't attending and Quincy Jones has demanded...

Ice Cube Brands Oscars Diversity Row 'Ridiculous'

Organisers of the upcoming Oscars have been accused of not ensuring enough diversity in the 2016 nominations after it emerged no black actors have been shortlisted in any of the major categories....

Will Smith Joining His Wife Jada Pinkett Smith In Boycotting Oscars

Will Smith has announced that he’s joining his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, in her protest at the absence of diversity in the Academy Awards nominations, and won’t be attending the February 28th ceremony.Appearing on ‘Good...

The Academy Awards Boycott: Both Sides Of The Debate

This year's Academy Awards season is turning out to be a pretty intense ride, with the uproar over the nominations' lack of cultural diversity causing a division in the entertainment world. While some people are...

Will Smith Joins Wife In Oscars Boycott

The 47-year-old actor was hotly tipped to receive a nod for a best actor Academy Award thanks to his role as Dr. Bennet Omalu in drama movie Concussion, but when the nominations were...

Dustin Hoffman Lends His Voice To Race Row

The race row over this year's Academy Awards continues to rage, with everyone from George Clooney to Lupita Nyong'o speaking out at the snub to black actors and filmmakers. Double Oscar-winner Dustin has now added...

Jada Pinkett Smith And Janet Hubert Continue Feud Over Oscars Boycott Plans

Hubert took aim at Jada's decision to stay away from the Academy Awards as a protest over the absence of black actors and directors among the top nominations, claiming the Collateral star was...

Lupita Nyong'o And George Clooney Join Oscars' Diversity Debate

Lupita Nyong’o and George Clooney have become the latest stars to speak out about this year’s Oscar nominations, which have been criticised for their lack of diversity. Already director Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett-Smith have...

Jada Pinkett Smith Praises Oscars President For Tackling Diversity Issue

Will Smith's wife, director Spike Lee and rapper Snoop Dogg have called for a boycott of the 2016 awards on 28 February (16) to protest against the exclusion of black stars from the...

Whoopi Goldberg: 'Boycotting The Oscars Is Slap In The Face For Host Chris Rock'

Filmmaker Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced this week (begs18Jan16) they will not be attending or watching next month's (Feb16) ceremony after Academy voters failed to nominate any African-Americans or ethnic...

Snoop Dogg: 'Hell No, I'm Not Watching The Oscars!'

The US rapper took to social media to express his disgust that no black actors or directors have been nominated for a prestigious golden statuette. He follows in the footsteps of Jada Pinkett Smith and...

The Academy Speaks On Lack Of Diversity In Oscar Nominations, As Stars Call For Boycott

As the debate over the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees continues, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has released a lengthly statement addressing the issue....

Janet Hubert Blasts Will Smith And Wife Over Oscars Boycott

Hubert, who played Vivian Banks alongside Will in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air until she was fired mid-series in 2003, has been embroiled in a feud with Will for years, blaming him for...

Jada Pinkett Smith To Boycott The Oscars Over African-american Snub

The actress, who starred in Lee's 2000 film Bamboozled, has officially declared she will not be attending or watching the 2016 Academy Awards. In a video posted on Facebook on America's Martin...

Spike Lee Will Not Be Attending 2016 Oscars Due To Lack Of Diversity Among Nominees

Director Spike Lee has announced he will not be attending this year’s Oscars, due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. For the second year in a row the Oscar’s was criticised for failing...

Straight Outta Compton Producer Joins Outcry Over Oscars Diversity

In a lengthy post on his Facebook.com page on Friday (15Jan16), Packer congratulated all of the Academy Award nominees, including his movie's screenwriters Jon Herman and Andrea Berloff. The critically-acclaimed N.W.A...

Jada Pinkett-smith Asks If People Of Colour Should Boycott The 'So White' Oscars

Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith has raised the question of whether or not people of colour should boycott the Oscars after this year’s nominations once again failed to recognise non-white actors and directors. When the nominations were...

Kat Graham To Play Jada Pinkett Smith In Tupac Biopic

The Vampire Diaries star will play the actress in All Eyez on Me, the film detailing the iconic rapper's humble beginnings, his meteoric rise to fame and his murder in 1996. Pinkett...

Will Smith: 'Personal Counselling Has Made Me A Better Husband'

The movie star insists the main reason why his marriage to actress Jada Pinkett-Smith is so solid is because he takes time to work on his issues with a professional. "Everything that...

Willow Smith Drops Surprise Debut Album 'Ardipithecus'

Willow Smith has surprised fans by ‘pulling a Beyonce’ and dropping her debut album unexpectedly. Ardipithecus hit on Friday morning and is now available on iTunes and Spotify. The album features 15 new tracks and...

Jaden Smith Thinks He's One Of The Craziest People On The Planet

Jaden Smith thinks he's ''one of the craziest human beings to ever exist.'' The 17-year-old actor, whose parents are Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, says ''it's an honour'' to be considered eccentric and believes he's...

Will Smith Makes Donation To Help To Feed Homeless At Christmas

The acting couple was among the guests attending the organisation's 26th anniversary fundraiser at rap mogul Russell Simmons' Hollywood home last week (30Sep15), when The Hunger Games star Jeffrey Wright was honoured for...

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