Will Smith reportedly ‘tried to make amends’ with Chris Rock before comedian annihilated him in Netflix special

Will Smith has reportedly tried to make amends numerous times with Chris Rock but to no avail. Hot on the heels of the comedian’s Netflix stand-up special, in which obliterated the actor for slapping him at the Oscars last year, comes reports Smith’s apologies have fallen on deaf ears. “[He] felt terrible for so long,”

AFL star Jeremy Finlayson and partner Kellie Gardner marry in intimate ceremony amid her ongoing cancer fight

AFL star Jeremy Finlayson and partner Kellie Gardner have married in an intimate ceremony over the weekend. The couple, both 27, exchanged vows in South Australia’s Tennyson Beach on Sunday with only 21 close friends and family in attendance.  “THE FINLAYSONS,” the bride captioned a photo of their big day on Instagram. READ MORE: Drew

What happened to Sabrina the Teenage Witch star Melissa Joan Hart?

Melissa Joan Hart had audiences well and truly under her spell in the ’90s. The actress rose to fame with her roles in the sitcoms Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Hart first made her splash into television at the age of four, when she appeared in a bathtub toy commercial. Her

Vanderpump Rules star Tom Sandoval issues apology after cheating on girlfriend Ariana Madix with co-star Raquel Leviss

Reality TV star Tom Sandoval broke his silence over the weekend after it was revealed he cheated on his longtime girlfriend, Ariana Madix, with their Vanderpump Rules co-star, Raquel Leviss. Last Friday, Sandoval, 39, and Leviss, 28, made headlines when their six-month secret affair was outed after Maddix, 37, reportedly saw inappropriate messages between Leviss

‘The one thing I can’t shake’: Drew Barrymore details rehab fears as she reflects on battle with alcohol and sobriety

Drew Barrymore has given her most candid interview yet, reflecting on her battle with alcohol and sobriety. In a wide-ranging interview with the Los Angeles Times, the actress-turned-talk-show-host discussed her past demon, admitting she lives in persistent fear of being taken away to rehab, despite being sober since 2019. “I will always have the ‘They’re

Celebrity chef Rachael Ray ends her talk show after 17-year run: ‘My passions have evolved’

Celebrity chef Rachael Ray’s talk show will come to an end after 17 years, according to CBS. “In my more than 20 plus years in television, I have had 17 wonderful seasons working in daytime television with Rachael. However I’ve made the decision that’s it’s time for me to move on to the next exciting

Chris Rock tackles ‘selective outrage’ and addresses Oscars slap in live Netflix special

Chris Rock finally addressed that Will Smith Oscars slap almost one year on and made streaming history on Sunday afternoon Australia time. “I’m going to try to do a show tonight without offending nobody. I’m going to try my best, because you never know who might get triggered,” Rock said as he opened his set

Will Smith makes first awards show appearance since the 2022 Oscars

Will Smith returned to the award show stage in person for the first time since slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars last year. Smith accepted the Beacon Award at the African American Film Critics Association Awards on Wednesday alongside his Emancipation director Antoine Fuqua. After Fuqua spoke, thanking the cast and crew, he passed the

Bruce Willis’ wife Emma Heming working with dementia specialist after actor’s diagnosis as his ‘abilities have changed’

Emma Heming is doing all she can to support husband Bruce Willis following his frontotemporal dementia diagnosis (FTD). The model has revealed she is working with a dementia care and education specialist, Teepa Snow, to help her navigate the action star’s condition – and Heming expressed her thanks in an appreciation post shared on Instagram.

Chris Rock will talk about Will Smith’s Oscars slap in his live Netflix special

Chris Rock will hit back the way he does best – on stage. The legendary comic is set to perform a live standup special on Netflix on March 4, where he’ll address Will Smith slapping him at the Oscars, according to Netflix. While Rock has alluded to the incident in short quips in his stand-up

‘I was choked out accidentally’: Brendan Fraser recalls almost dying when filming The Mummy

Brendan Fraser has recalled almost dying while filming one of his classic films, The Mummy. The Hollywood star reflected on the 1999 movie during an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show overnight, recounting how he was nearly “choked out accidentally” in one horrific hanging scene. “I was standing on my toes like this, with the

‘We’ll never get over him’: Ed Sheeran’s co-writer Ben Kweller in mourning after teenage son killed

Ed Sheeran‘s touring partner and co-writer has suffered major heartbreak with news of his teenage son’s sudden death. Ben Kweller – who opened for the British singer on his 2019 tour – confirmed his 16-year-old son, Dorian, was killed overnight. “There’s no way that I can be typing this but I am….,” Kweller began in

Chris Rock calls out Will Smith’s delayed Oscars apology, dubs it a ‘hostage video’

Chris Rock has finally addressed Will Smith‘s apology video to him, and the comedian is not holding back. During one of his joint stand-up shows with fellow comic Dave Chappelle, Rock, 57, went so far as to call Smith’s emotional apology from July “a hostage video”. According to AceShowbiz, Rock told his audience: “F–k your

Nicole Brown Simpson’s sister slams Chris Rock for cracking joke about her murder at comedy gig

The sister of Nicole Brown Simpson has hit back at Chris Rock over a joke he made about her murder at his recent stand-up gig. Tanya Bown was not happy when the comedian cracked the joke at his Phoenix show in Arizona, telling the crowd there was no way he would return to the Oscars

Chris Rock reveals he turned down Academy’s offer to host the 2023 Oscars

Chris Rock has revealed the Academy recently reached out with an offer that left him stunned. During a comedy set at the Arizona Financial Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, the comedian revealed he had been invited to host the Oscars for 2023. His answer, we’re sure, comes as no surprise. Rock – who was

Why it took Will Smith five months to issue video apology to Chris Rock in aftermath of Oscars slap

Will Smith reportedly spoke out about the Chris Rock Oscars slap in a video apology because he felt it was the right time to do so. The King Richard star shared his apology on all his social media channels over the weekend, telling the comedian how remorseful and ashamed he was for losing it when

Amber Heard claimed she lost at least $66 million due to Johnny Depp, refused to accept half his Pirates 5 pay

More than 6,000 pages of court documents used in the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have been unsealed, with The Daily Beast reporting that Heard’s team claimed in pre-trial documents that she suffered financial losses in the “$US47-50 million” range ($66-$71 million) over a “3-5 year period” because of Depp’s defamatory statements

Will Smith posts emotional apology video for Oscars slap, says Chris Rock is ‘not ready’ to speak with him

Will Smith has opened up about the ongoing controversy surrounding his assault of Chris Rock at this year’s Academy Awards, offering up his most unvarnished thoughts about an altercation that has marred his public image. In an emotional YouTube post, Smith addressed why he didn’t apologise to Rock in his acceptance speech at the Oscars

Chris Rock says ‘I am not a victim’ after Will Smith slap

In his most direct response yet, Chris Rock addressed the now-infamous Will Smith slap during a recent comedy show at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. The comedian is currently touring the country alongside Kevin Hart. Rock said he is not a victim, but joked that it hurt getting slapped by Smith on

Chris Rock jokes about Will Smith slap during NYC stand-up show, despite vowing not to talk about it yet

Chris Rock has joked about the Will Smith Oscars slap again, despite telling fans he wouldn’t be touching the topic in his stand-up. The comedian took the stage for his and Kevin Hart’s co-headlining Only Headliners Allowed comedy tour this week, and according to a member of the audience, he made a small reference to

Will Smith wins Best Actor at BET Awards three months after being banned from Oscars for slapping Chris Rock

Will Smith may be banned from the Oscars, but that hasn’t stopped him from winning more awards. The actor took out the Best Actor gong at BET Awards last night for his portrayal of Serena and Venus Williams’ dad in the biopic King Richard. The film also won Best Movie at the ceremony. While the

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks out on Oscars slap: Will Smith and Chris Rock must ‘reconcile’

Jada Pinkett Smith addressed the Will Smith–Chris Rock Oscars slap for the first time in detail on the June 1 episode of her Facebook series Red Table Talk. The actor previously commented on the situation courtesy of a meme that read: “This is a season for healing. And I’m here for it.” Pinkett Smith decided

Chris Rock jokes about infamous Will Smith Oscars slap: ‘Got most of my hearing back’

Chris Rock has addressed the infamous slap he received from Will Smith. The comedian touched on the incident during a stand-up performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Thursday. The 57-year-old used humour to make light of the event – joking about the lasting impact of Smith’s violent outburst at the 2022 Oscars in March.

Veteran actor Fred Ward dies age 79

Veteran film and television actor Fred Ward, 79, best known for playing gruff, tough-guy roles in movies such as Tremors, Escape from Alcatraz, and The Right Stuff, died on Sunday, his publicist said on Friday. No cause or place of death was released, as per his family’s wishes, publicist Ron Hofmann said. Ward took a

Jada Pinkett Smith says family’s ‘discoveries’ after Oscars slap to be discussed on Red Table Talk ‘when time calls’

Jada Pinkett Smith‘s talk show, Red Table Talk, returned on Wednesday, and though there was a brief message for viewers alluding to the topic on everyone’s mind, the series sidestepped the elephant in the room: Will Smith’s Oscars slap. The episode began with a silent black screen and an introductory message, signed from Pinkett Smith,

Vin Diesel announces Brie Larson is joining the Fast and Furious family

The Fast Family is growing even bigger. Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel announced on Instagram that Brie Larson, who plays Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will join the cast of Fast and Furious 10. “Yeah yeah yeah… you see this angel over my shoulder cracking me up, you say to your self

Chris Bailey, lead singer of The Saints, dies at 65

Chris Bailey, lead singer and co-founder of the Australian rock band The Saints, has died. He was 65. The band confirmed the news via its official Facebook page this morning, writing, “It is with great pain in our hearts that we have to inform you about the passing of Chris Bailey, singer and songwriter of

Courtney Stodden says Chrissy Teigen still has not apologised and continues to block them on Twitter amid bullying scandal

Model Courtney Stodden has shared an update on their relationship with Chrissy Teigen in the wake of the bullying scandal. Stodden — who identifies as non-binary and uses they/them/theirs pronouns — spoke to Page Six one year after outing Teigen for bullying them online in the early 2010s, when they were just 16.  Teigen, 36,

Jada Pinkett Smith all smiles as she makes first public appearance since Will Smith’s Oscars slap

While Will Smith continues to keep a low profile following his Oscars outburst, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith has stepped out in public for the first time since the March 28 incident. The 50-year-old actress was all smiles over the weekend when she stood beside actress Debbie Allen and Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes for

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson reveals how losing loved ones way before their time changed her view on life and ageing

Nigella Lawson has opened up about the unbelievable loss of her beloved family members within years of one another. In an honest interview with New Idea magazine, the 62-year-old celebrity chef said losing her mother and sister way before their time — and within eight years of each other — has caused her to view