Presenter Chris Rock reacts after Will Smith slapped him onstage at the Oscars.

Oscar Awards Sees Increase In Viewers After Will Smith Slap

The Academy has pushed for more viewers all year, but they didn't plan to gain them with a controversy.


3:19Actor Will Smith and his wife, actress Jada Pinkett-Smith
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All About Alopecia After Chris Rock's Joke About Jada Pinkett Smith

0:47Will Smith
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Will Smith Apologizes: 'I Was Out Of Line And I Was Wrong'

0:52Sean Combs, from left, Will Smith and Tyler Perry appear in the audience at the Oscars
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Academy Condemns Will Smith's Actions, Launches Review

Ariana DeBose accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for "West Side Story"
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Oscars Kick Off With Beyoncé, Awards For 'Dune' And DeBose

Sandra Bullok and Channing Tatum in a scene from "The Lost City"
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Carried By Star Power, 'The Lost City' Dethrones 'The Batman'

5:37Promotional art for the films nominated for an Oscar for best picture.
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The Oscars Are Sunday, And Change Is In The Air

0:24Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters.
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Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dead At 50

44:00Matt Damon
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Matt Damon

44:00Ron Howard speaks at South by Southwest film festival.
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Ron Howard

44:00Octavia Spencer
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Octavia Spencer

3:22A still of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is shown.
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What's Changed In The 20 Years Of Animation At The Oscars

10:06People walk past a "Beauty and the Beast" movie ad.
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Pop Quiz: Who Is Disney's Real 'First Gay Character?' It's Complicated

TV host Maury Povich
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Maury Povich Retiring From Daily Talk Show After 31 Years

5:05Artist Breland

Artist Breland Is Breaking Barriers In Music

Scene from "The Batman" shows Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman and Robert Pattinson as Batman
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‘The Batman,' Still No. 1, Crosses $300 Million

5:21Two shoppers walk past a Regal movie theater.
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Horror Movies Thrive At The Box Office Despite Pandemic

44:00Actor Will Ferrell
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Will Ferrell

44:00Rashida Jones at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards
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Rashida Jones

44:00Zach Braff
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Zach Braff

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Tells Putin In Video: 'Stop This War'

0:38Dolly Parton
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Rock Hall Of Fame To Dolly Parton: 'Voters Will Decide If You're In'

0:48Pete Davidson speaks at a Comedy Central Roast
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Pete Davidson Skipping Ride To Space On Jeff Bezos' Rocket

Amazon logo.
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Amazon Closes $8.5B Deal To Acquire Hollywood Studio MGM

2:36Kanye West
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Kanye West Banned From Instagram For 24 Hours

0:50Actor Jussie Smollett, center, leaves the Cook County Jail.
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Jussie Smollett Released From County Jail During Appeal

Country singer Kane Brown
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Country Star Kane Brown Leads Nominees For CMT Music Awards

3:24Man places a sports bet at a casino
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Estimated 45M Americans To Bet On March Madness Basketball Tournament

Actor Bob Saget
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Judge Makes Ban On Bob Saget Autopsy Records Release Permanent

0:17Dolly Parton arrives at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards
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Dolly Parton Removes Herself From Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame List

Jeff Bezos and Pete Davidson
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Pete Davidson Headed To Space On Blue Origin Craft