‘Best Smacktor’: Will Smith shocks the Oscars
28 March 2022 | 11:23 am
We take a look at how the press is reacting to Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock live on television at the Academy Awards. We also delve into newspapers’ reactions to Joe Biden's comment that Vladimir Putin "cannot remain in power". Plus, with less than two weeks to go until the French presidential election, we discuss how voter apathy could shift the outcome of the first round.
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Will Smith and Martin Lawrence have been made honorary police officers and gifted keys to the city of Miami, Florida in celebration of their return to the Bad Boys film franchise.
18 Jan 2020
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3 Feb 2020
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10 Feb 2020
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11 Feb 2020
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16 Feb 2020
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14 Feb 2020
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23 Feb 2020
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20 Mar 2020
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Will Smith and his family have been honoured with the Robin Williams Legacy of Laughter Award.
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