Bruce Willis retires after diagnosis
And Will Smith refused to leave, Academy weighs punishment
What to know
Bruce Willis retiring from acting following aphasia diagnosis… Aphasia, for those unaware, is “a language disorder caused by brain damage that affects a person’s ability to communicate.” Needless to say, this is tragic for the 67-year-old actor and his family. Willis is a bonafide movie star, in the truest sense of the term, and has 144 credits on IMDB. His career has been truly legendary and he will be missed. 😭
Will Smith was asked to leave the Oscars but refused, Academy weighing punishment… The Academy has revealed today that it did ask Will Smith to leave the Dolby theaters after he struck Chris Rock. Smith refused — and the Academy capitulated, I guess? Real weak sauce stuff, Film Academy. That said, the organization is currently weighing disciplinary action for the actor —
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