Will Smith has been banned by the Academy from the Oscars for the next 10 years after slapping Chris Rock at last month’s ceremony.
Smith, who won his first Oscar this year for Best Actor for his performance in King Richard, can still be nominated for future Academy Awards, reports The Washington Post.
His eligibilty has not been impacted by the ban and he will also be able to retain the award he won last month.
Smith resigned from the Academy on 1 April, five days after he slapped comedian Rock on stage at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles on 27 March.
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