Academy bans Will Smith from attending the Oscars over the slap incident happened with Chris Rock 

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The actor won't be able to attend any Academy Events or Programs, In person or virtually for next 10 years

President David Rubin and CEO Dawn Hudson mentioned in the letter:

Although Will responds to the situation saying- I accept and respect the Academy's decision.

The 94th Oscars were intended to be a celebration of the many individuals in the community who accomplished tremendous work this past year; yet, those moments were swamped by the disrespectful behaviour by  Mr. Smith on stage

On our telecast, we failed to address the problem. We apologise.

We failed to set an example for our visitors, viewers, and Academy family throughout the world.

We sincerely thank Mr. Rock for his calm demeanour under duress. It was a pleasure to see our hosts, nominees, presenters and winners all on stage.

Smith has apologised publicly to Rock and resigned from the Academy a week ago.

My behaviour at the 94th Academy Awards was startling, terrible, and unforgivable.

 Chris, his family, many of my personal friends and loved ones, all those in attendance, and worldwide audiences at home are on the list. I broke the Academy's confidence

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