Apart from Will Smith, these 5 top movie stars and filmmakers are also banned from participating in the Oscars

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The Academy finally punished Will Smith for his behavior at the 94th Academy Awards, aka Oscar 2022.

When comedian Chris Rock wanted to announce the Oscar winner in the documentary movie category, he had time to greet the audience and also make jokes about them. However, Will Smith who did not accept Rockmovie joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smithmovie alopecia, immediately walked up to the stage and slapped Chris Rock.

For his behavior, Will Smith received sanctions from the Academy in the form of a ban from attending the Oscars for 10 years. Previously, Smith had also resigned from membership of the Academy.

Not only Will Smith, the Academy also banned several filmmakers for their unlawful behavior, here are these people:

1. Bill Cosby
The senior actor known through the TV series The Cosby Show , was kicked out of the Academy in 2018 for drugging and sexually harassing female basketball player Andrea Constand.

2. Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein was a respected Oscar-winning movie producer in the 1990s and 2000s, but was expelled from the Academy in 2017 due to allegations of sexual harassment against him. You could say that the Weinstein case made the anti-sexual harassment movement, #MeToo skyrocket and attract a lot of support.

3. Adam Kimmel
Cinematographer Adam Kimmel, who was involved in Capote and Never Let Me Go , was expelled from the Academy because of his history of sexual harassment.

4. Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski is a senior director who has directed movies such as Chinatown, Rosemarymovie Baby and The Pianist , for which he won an Oscar for best director. Polanski was caught in a rape case against a minor and he was expelled from the Academy.

5. Carmine Caridi
Became the first filmmaker to be expelled from the Academy membership in 2004. Unlike the others, Caridi left the Academy due to copyright infringement, illegally distributing the movie Somethingmovie Gotta Give.