35 Burst results for "Will Smith"
Rep. Debbie Dingell: Biden Can Monitor the Border Through Photos
"Listen to Sandra Smith, Fox News channel, interviewing Debbie dingell over Biden's absurd assertion that there are more important things than the border. Listen to this. Would you like to see him visit the border? I don't care if he visits the border or not. He doesn't need to visit the border to know we've got a problem. He's got people that report to him every day about what the problem is. And sometimes we fixate on these little issues. Do you think the president doesn't know we got a problem at the border and what the issues are? I know he does. But not necessary to see it firsthand. That's a little issue. I think he knows it's got to be addressed. He's gotten the reports you've seen the photos. So that's, I mean, at some point, he may or may not come, but I think he knows what's got to get fixed and you've seen him begin that process. Wow. How about that? I guess when a president goes to a funeral or goes to inspect a hurricanes an area devastated by a hurricane or a tornado, he doesn't really want. What's he going there for? He's got people that can tell him how bad it is. Can you imagine a sitting president telling the world he thinks there are bigger fish to fry? Than the border?
Edey stands tall as No. 4 Boilermakers rout Hofstra 85-66
"Zack Edie had a double double by halftime to lead fourth ranked Purdue's 85 66 route of hofstra. Edie finished with 23 points and 18 rebounds, helping the boiler makers improve to 9 or no for the second straight season. Teammate Caleb first says Edie makes the offense go. Just with the way that he can pass out of the post, score all these things. You know, we just kind of have to play off of him and we've been able to do that so far. Braden Smith and Trey Kaufman ran each added 13 points for Purdue, which scored the first 9 points and led 20 to two less than 6 minutes into the game. I'm Dave ferry.
Microsoft strikes 10-year deal with Nintendo on Call of Duty
"Microsoft says it has struck a deal to make the video game bestseller Call of Duty available on Nintendo. Don't let anyone tell you video games are just for kids. Activision Blizzard says their latest iteration of Call of Duty Modern Warfare two, which retails for about $70, has earned more than $1 billion in sales since it was launched in late October. Now Xbox maker Microsoft, which is working on acquiring Activision, has promised to make the hit series available for Nintendo and a ten year deal. The merger of Microsoft and Activision Blizzard is facing close scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission and global regulators. The Nintendo offers an apparent attempt to fend off objections from Sony, which makes the competing PlayStation console Sony has raised concerns about losing access to what it describes as a must have game title. Microsoft president Brad Smith said the agreement would bring Call of Duty to more gamers and tweeted we'll be happy to hammer out a deal for PlayStation as well. I'm Jennifer King.
Finney-Smith's late 3 helps Mavs to 116-115 win over Nuggets
"The Mavericks had just enough at the end to escape Denver with a one 16 one 15 victory. When the nuggets double teamed Luka Dončić that freed up Dorian Finney Smith to hit the game winning three pointer with 17 seconds left. It was Chapman Luca. They ended up putting a 5 man on me, so it was either going to be me or a swing swing, but they were stunting and it was living with me shooting. So I'm just happy we got the win. Tim Hardaway, junior was game high with 29 points for the Mavs who have won three straight. The nuggets have lost three in a row. Bruce Morton, Denver
DOJ subpoenas state election officials for Trump documents
"The Justice Department has subpoenaed elections officials in four states for documents involving former president Donald Trump. They're the first known subpoenas by special counsel Jack Smith, who was named last month to oversee probes of classified documents at Trump's Florida home and key parts of the investigation of the capitol riot and Trump's bid to stay in power. Smith is asking officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona, and Pennsylvania for communications with or involving Trump. His aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to overturn the 2020 election results. The subpoenas are the clearest sign yet that snits work will include looking at fake electors that were part of Trump's attempt to subvert the election count and certification. Sagar Meghani, Washington.
Will Smith's 'Emancipation' role taught him lesson post-slap
"Actor Will Smith returns with his first film since his slap at the Oscars that got him banned from the ceremony for ten years. I'm Archie's are a letter with the latest. Will Smith had already finished making Emancipation when he slapped Chris Rock over a joke at the Oscars in March. Smith says his fear is that his actions would overshadow the film, which is about a man named Peter who tries to escape slavery, Smith says he's willing to face any criticism of himself, head on. One of the lessons from Peter is suffering leads to Salvation. So I am comfortable taking my medicine. Emancipation will be out Friday on Apple TV plus.
Former B's coach Cassidy wins; Boston's home streak ends
"Former bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy has returned to Boston was a success as his Vegas golden knights defeated the bruins four three in a shootout and handed the bruins their first home law, so the season. The scoring for Vegas started early one 36 into the game when Paul caught or scored the first of his two goals. The golden knights added two more, including Qatar's second in the game before the burins got anything pass Vegas goaltender Logan Thompson, who made 40 saves in the win. The bruins tied at three O 8 into the third on Taylor hall's power play goal, but the golden knights won the game on the only goal of the shootout, a 5th round goal by Riley Smith. Greg kadesky, Boston.
Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights
"The Supreme Court is in its latest clash over religion and gay rights in the case of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for a gay couples. Lori Smith says ruling against her would force artists of all types to do work against their beliefs. The high court's conservative majority sounded sympathetic with Neil Gorsuch describing Smith as someone who will and does sell websites to everyone. But she won't sell a website that requires her to express a view about marriage that she finds offensive to her religious beliefs. The big question from Sonia Sotomayor and the liberals. How about people who don't believe in interracial marriage? Or about people who don't believe that disabled people should get married? What's where's the line? Colorado and most other states have a law saying if a product is offered to the public, it must be offered to all customers. The high court has sided with religious plaintiffs in a series of cases, Sagar Meghani, Washington.
Delivery Driver Charged With Kidnapping, Killing Girl
"A FedEx driver has confessed to abducting and killing this beautiful little 7 year old girl, Athena strand, after he delivered a package to the girl's home. Police found the little girl's body, southeast of Boyd, Texas, where she lived. The driver, a 31 year old, named Tanner Lynn Horner, is sitting in jail right now, being charged with capital murder and aggravated kidnapping, he has apparently admitted to the crime. He's confessed. Now, I'm not going to compare the abduction and murder of a little 7 year old child. To those who are complaining about a Christmas production at a church in north Texas. I know, I know it's not the same thing. I'm not comparing them. But in a way, aren't they sort of similar stories? There's so much evil. Isn't it, I mean, obviously it's an unspeakable evil to target a child like this, and I have to admit, I obsess over why these things happen. 31 year old guy, he's a FedEx delivery guy. How many people in Texas probably encountered him in a normal day to today interaction? Oh, here's your president. Here's your package, mister Smith. Oh, thanks, young man. And now he's in jail. Having confessed apparently to seeing a little 7 year old child playing in the street, abducting her and murdering her.
Geno Smith hits Metcalf for late TD, Seahawks top Rams 27-23
"The Seahawks scored a late touchdown to pull out a 27 23 win against the rams. Gino Smith connected with DK Metcalf on an 8 yard scoring pass with 36 seconds to play. Smith had a career high 367 yards passing and three touchdowns. That's what I pride myself on. You know, my guys, being able to count on me. No matter the situation, being reliable for the team for the city and just going out there and winning. Seattle moves to 7 and 5 and stays in the playoff chase, the rams dropped to three and 9. Mark Myers englewood California
Hurts has 3 TD passes plus TD run, Eagles beat Titans 35-10
"The eagles got another big effort from quarterback jail on hertz and a 35 Chan win over the Titans, hertz rapper one touchdown through for three, two of those passes to AJ Brown, the other two though I take Smith. For us to be successful as a team, every man has to be able to step up and take advantage of the opportunity. And we've been fortunate to have guys like AJ and smithy take advantage of those opportunities when they come. Earth finished with 380 yards passing for a Philadelphia who approved to 11 and one. Miles Sanders had a touchdown run for the birds, Ryan Tannehill, had a fixed down password Tennessee in the loss. Michael Luang go, Philadelphia
Both sides see high stakes in gay rights Supreme Court case
"A controversial case on whether a Colorado website designer must do work for same sex couples is going before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. Groups on both sides of the issue are already expressing their views. If 63 year old Laurie Smith is allowed not to serve gay couples. Liberal groups warn black people Muslims, Jews, and migrants could also be subject to discrimination. But conservative groups argue if the high court forces Smith to design wedding websites for same sex couples against her religious beliefs, other artists like photographers, writers, and musicians, could be forced to do work that violates their faith. This Colorado case going before the conservative majority high court is the second in 5 years, Colorado baker Jack Phillips won a limited decision when he refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple. Jackie Quinn Washington
Hal Sparks: The GOP Has Moved on From Trump
"Well, they seem to do. Baby seems particularly a skirt of Jack Smith, which I have to say how I am with most of the legal experts that I think this seems to be moving faster. Rather than delaying it. And I think he is obviously worked through Thanksgiving. I think, you know, it is, I think the biggest thing is Bill Barr is not in charge of the Justice Department. Running interference. He doesn't have the blockers out there. And the interesting thing is, if Bill Barr was still there, he wouldn't be running interference right now because Trump isn't president. He literally would have gone, well, you're not president anymore. Sorry, because Bill Barr and this is the problem Trump didn't look into and he should have looked all the way back to HW that Bill Barr believes in the supreme executive power of the presidency. He's trying to build a monarchical control of the government through the presidencies because one day they believe they'll win the presidency and instead of having to worry about the House and the Senate, they'll just be able to shove executive orders through that are constitutional because of mandate, right? Well, the problem is, he wants the office to be that way. He doesn't, if Trump's not going to be back in or if Trump's not in right now, he could care less because there are there's the president and there's plebes, according to Barr. And they just want to get their guy in. So he's like, none of the people who built up this idea around Trump can do whatever he wants. It like break wind on documents and suddenly they're declassified. All those folks only want, that's right. Magically. For the record for the record. Trump can Trump can. Wait, hold on. Uh oh. Oh my God. All right, you win. Can I see me? And this is the perfect time to do it. Technically speaking, Trump declassifies any classy place he walks into. And that's coming from someone with a fart gun. Why could he do? So, but ultimately, Barr doesn't care about him. He cares about that office being able to be manipulated by a future president. Now, the one thing you need to know is that none of them think it's going to be Trump. And they know it. Why do you think Paul Ryan was able to come out and basically the response to Paul Ryan was a couple of the usual suspects got mad, including Trump, and then everybody else shrugged it off and went, yeah, probably. Yeah, probably. Yeah. The vast majority of Republicans have moved on from Trump. It's beautiful.
Glenn Kirschner: Jack Smith Is Exactly the Person We Need on Trump
"You said special counsel Jack Smith Thanksgiving Day court filing that destroys Trump's lawyers legal arguments. It seems like people are pretty heartened by the speed that Jack Smith appears to be moving at. What do you think? Yeah, Jack is a real without fear or favor kind of prosecutor. I didn't know him personally, but some of the folks that were in my homicide section ended up leaving the D.C. U.S. attorney's office and working for Jack when he was the head of public integrity at the Department of Justice. And I'll tell you that now we have a little bit of hero fatigue, right? Because we thought bob Mueller was going to bring it home and Bill Barr basically blocked him and lied about his report. We thought Merrick Garland was going to bring it home. I will say now having seen Merrick Garland operate over the last year and a half. He's a very good man, but he seems to have lost his prosecutorial instincts and he's behaving more like a judge, which is not what we need out of our attorney general at this moment in history. But what I've been told about Jack Smith is, listen, he's fearless. He will take politically charged cases that are difficult to prove. He has prosecuted Republican politicians and Democrats. And he's not afraid to lose. He's going to do the right thing. And that's precisely the kind of person we need heading up the Trump cases at this point.
Media Crushes Jerry Jones Over 1957 Photo
"Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to the occupation show. Hey, I want to jump back into the conversation I was having about LeBron James and I want you to get the chance to hear Stephen a smith's take on Cherry Jones. Being pictured in a picture of something 68 years ago. Wrote a clip of Stephen a Smith. On my podcast, no mercy. Because you got people that wanted to come at me in the wrong way. I stand by what I said. In regards to a 14 year old in a still photo. And that's what you want to use to jump on them. You just highlight it. There's plenty of other things to jump when Jerry Jones about. You ain't never hired black coach. You didn't stand up for Colin Kaepernick and his rights as an American citizen to do what he did. You didn't speak out initially. You were actually hiding when it came to social justice issues, Jerry Jones. Jerry Jones would tell you I told him that. Where you at? I'll give a damn what you say. Say something. You gotta speak up. You can't be quiet. But that's entirely different. They use in the still photo of a 14 year old standing in a crowd in 1957, pre civil rights, pre voting rights because clearly the climate of those times were what it was. Do we need to regurgitate what the hell was going on in the gym crow south? We all know that story. Lynchings murders, rapes mayhem all types of stuff. All types of insidious despicable things that was done and inflicted upon the black race. We understand what the hell was going on down there. So if you're Jerry Jones and you're standing in the crowd, I'm looking at how you're acting more than I'm looking at what the environment is. I would love to let him finish, but I just need to talk about what he said. He didn't stand up for Colin Kaepernick, but he panned dak Prescott a very handsome. I'm out of money. So it make this make sense. He don't care about black people, but his quarterback is probably one of the highest paid quarterbacks in the NFL. Oh, but he didn't stand up for Colin. 'cause Colin Kaepernick is an idiot. That's why he didn't stand up for Colin Kaepernick. But he's standing up for that Prescott.
Who Is DOJ Special Counsel Jack Smith?
"What happened here In this case several years ago about The Republican governor Bob McDonnell who had a hell of a political career ahead of him Bob McDonald took a lot of gifts Mostly his wife did too At the time there was not a legal in the state of Virginia Was a wise No Did he commit a federal offense That's the issue The public integrity section of the criminal division of the United States Department of Justice was headed by this guy Jack Smith Jack smith's wife just done a documentary on excuse me Michelle Obama And is donated heavily to the Biden campaign So these are radical Democrats very very partisan You can assume this U.S. attorney or this head of the public integrity section is the same So what happened Well there's a definition in federal law in terms of bribes official bribes There's a definition for it In the bribery statutes in the interpretation of it Basically it's an official act The official act done on behalf of somebody as a result of receiving a gift a quid pro quo There is no evidence whatsoever The governor MacDonald had done an official act for anybody That there was any quid pro quo But that didn't stop Jack Smith the new special counsel investigating Trump From expanding it
Glenn Kirschner Sheds Some Light on Special Counsel Jack Smith
"So let's get to the big question. Because we've been flailing without you as you know. Ever since the appointment of Jack Smith, who apparently is not the guy in the matrix, he puts on sunglasses. I think he is. But no, it's a different guy. Different guy. Okay. But Glenn, I think it was Barbara mcquaid, I saw on TV first that said, you know, the Justice Department wouldn't be doing a special prosecutor if they weren't going to indict. If they were going to decline. So, you know, and then everyone from tally nostalgia was like, this is no Jill wine banks initially said this is a waste of time and money. And you and I have been obviously impatient for justice for a long time and my first thought is, why isn't an indictment? Why is it, you know, yet another step. But, you know, it takes me a second to calm down. But just a little. But I think we all have Mueller fatigue, right? We think, oh God, are we starting all over again, blah, blah, blah. And a lot of people have pointed out how Lawrence tribe and others that they think this will speed it up and not slow it down. Dying to get your take on it because I do get that it's different a bill Barr's not in charge, it's not Trump's Justice Department. He is not starting from scratch, but give us your whole overview on this. Yes, Steph, I wish we had an hour. There's so much to unpack. And we do have, we have superhero fatigue. We thought bob Mueller was going to come in and take Trump out. His report did take Trump out the problem is Congress and the Department of Justice didn't act on the crimes that bob Mueller documented in volume two of the Trump Russia report. We thought Merrick Garland was going to come in and do what was necessary. It turns out in hindsight, Merrick Garland turned out to be too much judge and not enough prosecutors. So I am not prepared to say Jack Smith is galloping in on the white horse and he's going to take care of all this. However, first thing I did was I talked to all my Friends and former colleagues who worked with or for Jack Smith. I don't know Jack personally, to a person, they can not speak highly enough of his determination to hold criminal politicians accountable. Without regard to politics or criticism or fear of failure, here's why I really like the appointment of Jack Smith. We can do an autopsy on whether Merrick Garland should have appointed a special counsel. There are good arguments on both sides, but I think the bottom at the bottom of it all wants Trump announced he was a candidate. Let's face it, Merrick Garland is Joe Biden's attorney general. So to have Joe Biden's attorney general going after Joe Biden's only announced political opponent in the 2024 election, I believe, left Merrick Garland, no other choice but to appoint a special counsel.
The Rude Pundit Weighs in on Trumps Twitter Return
"Good morning. Hi. I think you summed it up best. You said, let's face it. Anyone who supports Donald Trump doing anything is just a human being. Thank you. Oh, yeah. That's in response to, you know, weird Elon letting him back on Twitter. And if people are going, I support this. No, no, don't support it for anything. Unless it's like for sitting in a prison cell and facing the walls for the rest of his life. And I support. Yeah. So far, that's a big bag of rats, right? So Elon did some fake poll. It's like, oh, the people have spoken. He's back on and Trump's like, I'm not going back and I had my Jude social. You can't legally. Big bag of rats. Yeah. So for now. Early on that, before we let anybody on, we're going to have to look at it. We're going to have to, you know, they were going to have a group, get together and talk about it. No, no, he just let the bots decide. Yeah, no, exactly. AOC said, I don't know, man. Last time he was here this platform was used to incite an insurrection multiple people died. The vice president of the United States was nearly assassinated and hundreds were injured, but I guess that's not enough for you to answer the question. Twitter poll it is. I mean, you know, and the Kanye's back on and he just tweeted shalom with a smiley face. So that means ignore the antisemitism. Right. Yes, and apparently he's decorated his house for a Hanukkah. So speaking for the Jews, I just like to say do you speak for the Jews? You know what? Whenever I feel like it, you know, I'm kind of dewy. I'm up. For everybody else. I think that should be my mom was Jewish. I was raised Jewish. I officially should be your tagline, the rude pundit. Kind of dewy. Yeah, you said funny. What does my Hollywood money? Exactly. We asked George Charles directly for money when he came on this show when he said no. No. Yeah. Seems like you get credit for giving me a lot of money already. You might as well. You actually said funny, I thought of woke mob was supposed to kill Twitter and cancel culture, but it was capitalism and stupidity all along. I don't think I've ever seen anyone other than Donald Trump blow up a business this fast, right? Yeah. Yeah. No, no, it's really kind of a thing of beauty. And I mean, you know, I like Twitter a lot. I haven't met a lot of people on Twitter. I use it, but you know, if it goes, I think my work productivity is going to go up exponentially. It is a time suck. And I would just like to say, I think Mastodon and I are going to have a couple of problems because I have it so that my tweets show up on Mastodon and apparently they took down a tweet where I said FU to libs of TikTok. Oh boy. I was like, eh, Mastodon. We're going to have to have a talk. Some people are making some great points I thought, rude. Jeff tedrick said long off, are you kidding me? Trump's tweets as he gets indicted are going to be off the hook. Pass the popcorn. I mean, that's the other thing. He will start whether it's true social or they will be able to Jack Smith willing to use those because they always can. As evidence, right? Yeah. It's just like it's like if you told someone something and you know, you brought them in and questioned them and said, yeah, Trump told me this. Yeah. You're listening to me for free right now, and that's awesome because more and more things aren't free right now. I mean, think about
"will smith" Discussed on The Spice OH! Life (Chris & Angela)
"Happened was huge. I mean, it was the punch or slap that was heard around the world. You know, everybody heard about and it is, I mean, when you saw it, I mean, I became in there. I felt very sorry for Chris Rock. I mean, I felt really bad for him because he that's his job. He's a comedian. So it's like, you know, come on now. You got to expect that out of him. That's what he does. You know, you expect Chris brought to sell joke when he's up there. So I just really think that he should have waited and just did this. Did this on Chris terms, you know? He said that he wasn't ready and that he would reach out when he was. So that is my take on it, and I really think that I do think will is sincere. I think that he's really kind of got beat up already in regards to, you know, the public and the media and all this other stuff. But I really think that this should have waited. A little bit longer. Yeah, so this is my take on the apology. I believe that how he worded it. If you listen close to it, again, I wish I could see it, but he's sorry he said that javi said it, but whatever happened. He's sorry about the mess. But I go back to when this original all started, there is something more there to it that we just don't know about. He could have had some running with Chris and maybe joking because you can never tell sometimes where the will switch is serious, you know, can sometimes because he is an actor. But he could have told them in one pass and like, hey man, next time I'm telling you next time in Chris Rock, be like, all right, bro, I got you. And Chris Rock thought nothing about it. I couldn't get something to mention a few months ago, a year ago and backstage, whatever, and Chris Rock go out there and do his job, do what he's paid to do and do what he makes a living at. And Will Smith was serious about what he said. Now I'm just giving these to just me giving theory. So I'm not, I wasn't privy to any inside information. Again, another scenario could have been him, you know, one time his wife was in the middle of filming that animation came home probably upset one day and really really emotional. And he was there and he saw it and maybe that connected. So it doesn't make sense that that just, that is the beginning of that. Like that happened out of the blue, because even when he apologized with that 5, nothing is a little over 5 minute apology. It was never specifically saying, man, I should have never put my hands on this guy. He didn't deserve that. Me also yelling and telling him to keep mine. That's really a clue. When he said that, keep my wife named him out. That's a clue. That's something that like a sound like Dave had some kind of conversation in regards to that before. I don't think that was the first time that was brought up. Now, maybe it wasn't brought up to this level. Again, and I'm not making excuses either way, but maybe Chris Rock didn't think much about it because this man knows this is what he does for a living. That's like telling somebody, hey man, don't act again. Will Smith because Will Smith is an act. That's what he do. Telling the comedian not to say this, that in the third or keeps on specifics person's name at their mouth. It's pretty tough request for professional comedians. That's true. In fact, what it does is what if he knows comedians well, it didn't exacerbate a certain not only is he going to mention it. Almost half of not all comedians go to pinching it, which is what kind of happened. Yeah, I think he made the situation worse. So just I believe apology because it was him. That wasn't an apology that somebody said, hey, here's your problem. He wanted to say it, how you wanted to say it. And so him saying it how he wanted to say it is basically I got, hey, I don't want to, this was a mess and I'm not saying it's the way it went down and how it all went through. I'm not okay with it. I'm not saying I'm justified in it because now that all emotions went away and all that smoke was cleared, he see how and saying that was. But it doesn't sound like he'd take back how he felt in his emotions and all those things. And he thought that by doing this and these things going down that way, he didn't think that people would see it that way because he's in the moment. Now that he's had time to jump back from it, you see all the response from it. Sometimes when we are at in who we are as a human, he's just in his mind, he's Will Smith for some moments we do forget that he don't think he sometimes can slip. I'm Will Smith with over 1 million followers a 100 million followers are 200 million followers and I'm an actor and I'm an influence of people, some kind of way. All those things don't stick with you every moment of your life. Humanity kicked in imperfection kicked in and he made a decision that he not like having a real friend. And he'll be fine. I mean, he's accumulated wealth and he's good at what he do. This is a bump in the road. Yeah, I totally agree. And also, with all the other people that were influenced where that were affected, not affected by this, he apologized to his mother to his brother and to his wife and kids. I mean, that's a huge thing, you know? And plus, also, he apologized to quest love because, you know, Chris was up there, presenting that Oscar to him, but you gotta think to that when you're talking about violence. I mean, you assaulted someone. And of course, everybody, that was the great debate in regards to whether he should have been arrested right away or whatever there was so much going on in that, you know, within that time frame, but I really, really think that even though he is sorry, that's something that you can't take back, you know? So things are not going to be the same, but for me, I really want to see those two men things. I know it's not going to be the same, but you know, for things because they were obviously close at one point. They were close. But it's like what, you know, what can be done to mend this, you know? If will is really sorry for what he's done and it could be Chris like, hey, there's nothing you can do. You hurt me, man. I mean, you know, Chris was solid for a few weeks. So it's like, he obviously was definitely hurt and just think about the embarrassment of that. And that's something that he's not going to ever forget. That's, I mean, that's going down in the history books. But at the same time, it's like, how can it, well, we can say everybody, 'cause we watched it, everybody watched it on TV. How can we, how can all of us get past this? And just move on and just let things, you know, you know, you know, people have the consequences of,
"will smith" Discussed on Elvis Duran Presents: Celebrity Buzz
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"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"Water. Yes. Just throwing that, these are free ideas. They're free. They are no copyright attached to them. He needs to do something that is kind of weird. And off kilter and does not feel comfortable for him. And he's going to have to trust someone else. He's going to have to trust someone to see him rather than trust someone to execute how he sees himself. Bingo. That would be fascinating, and we will circle back in, let's say, 5 to 20 years. Whenever that happens, we will circle who does it. I hope he does it as well. Always a pleasure. I'm happy to talk to you. It's so good to see you. That is our show. Listen, every podcast ever at NY times dot com slash podcast email us podcast on why times dot com get on the Facebook group getting the Discord, subscribe to podcasts anywhere you get your audio content, Apple stitcher, Google Spotify, whatever. Our producer, as ever, as pager was out of from head separate media, we will be back next week because I'm not sick anymore. So what's a good Will Smith song that was just play? To remind people of why we bang with Will Smith. Let's just go with classic jazzy Jeff will the Paris just don't understand. I support that absolute bad. Parents all the same no matter time no place. They don't understand that us girls are gonna make some Mercedes so do you other kids all across the land. There's no need to argue parents just don't understand..
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"B plot that gets revealed between he and Charlize Theron's character or that they're just, they're like magnets who are attracted to each other, but also the flip side of that is that the closer they get to each other, the more disasters more destruction happens. If we want to think about this relationship with Jada or if you want to get metal with it, what about Will Smith's relationship to white female audiences? As you talk about in the post Oprah moment, is there not some something going on there in that subtext? Yeah. No, it's true. Right? Because the thing with hitches that like even though he's basically like Kevin James desirability Sherpa. Good phrase. I like that. Yeah, that movie is all about getting Kevin James. But you're right. Like all of this sort of pickup artist stuff. The stuff that basically becomes its own weird little part of the manosphere on the Internet, maybe like ten years later. Proto in cell culture, kind of vibes. Yes. But again, I don't know. It's like how generous should we be with him? Because sometimes I think, did we just get lucky? 'cause now I'm like, how did we even get enemy of the state? Part of me thinks, did someone talk him into doing that? It feels like a film that he would run away from for being too political now, but I wonder if he perceived it as political at the time or more just kind of like almost like a Tom Cruise and kind of like shadowy enterprise like more about good and evil than kind of like the state versus resisting the state. It's tough to say, so to me, the Will Smith of the 2000s before he gets on this run that you describe in your piece of kind of like happiness, 7 pounds, concussion, et cetera. Before he goes on that run, which is, I think, very thematically similar. A lot of these films and pretty lumpy, I would say a lot of them. I kind of liked meta narrative Will Smith of the 2000s. To me, because that Will Smith is fun, is reflect self reflective and aware of the kind of clout that he wields, but also being like, how do I wield this in an unpredictable way?.
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"He is forays into like YouTube and TikTok would be way more fascinating. But they're not because he's not fundamental. Right, it's so earnest. Okay, but we'll get to that. I want to jump to the next phase. And now I'll leave to me feels like the turning point, but also feels like the serious capstone to the superhero. It's like, I can do a film. That's about a world leader, but it's an actual world beer, a real person. Everything you're talking about that he's sort of been like building on top of one after the other, you know, and leveraging into the next thing. Yes. That's the end point for that. Exactly. There's a marquee director and Michael mam. You know, he's actually having to do some real serious acting in that movie. I think you can see that he doesn't want to make a fool of himself because you've got people like Jeffrey Wright, he's got like a supporting cast of serious actors around him. And that was, I remember at the time there were still, you know, it wasn't so much skepticism like Will Smith, the former rapper, thinks he could play Muhammad Ali, it was actually more like Will Smith the incredibly bankable, highly fictionalized, superhero star, is all of a sudden going to play this kind of revered real life figure. And it was almost like Ken Will Smith after 6 or 7 years of pure inflation of scale and ego, can he actually mold himself inside of this other character of the other real person? I think he did. I think he did a fairly good job. And you know, and the person who helped him, frankly, who helped the public see him that way, and appreciate him that way. Was Oprah. When he promoted Ali, and he went on Oprah show, and this was also the height of court powers when she was doing the post Oscars show in the winners after being up and partying all night, would come and talk to her. This was that Oprah. And she'd had like a few of these where she was just sort of knighting people at this point. She could call it, and she was like, this is it. Like, this is your Oscar picture. And with that enthusiasm that she could she could just direct all those White House ladies watching her show at 4 p.m. every day. They bumped him. And yet, because up until that point, everything in his career it basically been measured by his ability to open a movie. And this one did not do as well as the other ones, the box office. I think he was chastened by that and instead of taking more of those chances he was like, I'm going to go back to what works. Okay, so when we talk about the 2000s, there are actually two films that I want to talk about, that represent Will Smith complicating his own narrative. The first one, I think, is a hitch. Now, hitched to me is an incredibly self aware movie about the presentation, the false construction of suavity, the notion that these things can be tried on and taken off..
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"Like, where do I want to land? Which is one of his few film supporting roles. Yes. But that to me starts to set the template for the type of stories that he is trying to tell or the type of characters that he's trying to embody. He's in essence packaging in part his own path towards broader accessibility funneling it through a character like this. And in a performance that, I think, to my memory, I'm going to have seen it in 20 years, but to my memory was very solid. Yeah, it's not bad. 6° of separation feels like a very solid choice for someone. You're like, okay, like this kid is going to have a future. In that film, there's also this, obviously, this failure at the end. Right. And finally, like, blows up when they realize, oh, he's not Sidney poisoning. It doesn't matter that he knows, was it the Kandinsky is painted on both sides? Is that the thing? Yeah. Like, it doesn't matter that he knows that ultimately. Like he is not afforded entree. Right. But this sense of like, I want to get in. I have the toolkit to get in, but actually I'm being and you guys like me. You really like me. Right. This is the arc, though, that I think is applicable to a number of Will Smith roles later, but what's interesting immediately on the heels of that once it becomes clear that he has some bona fides as an actor and can carry a film what comes after 6° separation is basically one Super Smash after the next. It's bad boys. Right after that comes Independence Day and then Men in Black. So this is 95 96 97. So now Will Smith at that point is he basically did the thing that he set out to do. He brought up a lot of interviews earlier in his career where he wrote down, was it the ten top grossing films of all time, something along that, and basically tried to come up with what the thematic similarities are or what the structures and the plot points were. And then basically it was like make me one of these or these are the films that I want to be in. And he did it. Mid 90s Will Smith like really up to. I want to say probably up till Ali is Will Smith, the superhero, unconquerable, no flaws in the armor, how unusual and how radical at that time was it to have a highly bankable black superhero a list star. I mean, it was nuts. Like the last person who was basically kind of like that big of a black movie star with maybe Sidney Poitier? So you think bigger than Denzel, bigger than Morgan Freeman? I mean, in terms of having a youthfulness and being like something of a sex symbol, which also had to be.
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"Want it to be, I hope so. I don't even necessarily think that it fully has to be he doesn't have to suddenly make this turn to be Denzel Washington. Denzel Washington is Denzel Washington. He doesn't need to do that. If he finds the right project with the right director and the script that's actually intelligent and not what Hollywood people think passes from the script. I don't think he needs to do a string of these movies. He could do one boom exclamation point. And I do think he is capable of that because he's done Hancock because he did any of the state. I think I had this quote from Rita Moreno that I used in my essay where Rita basically says that for a long time, she didn't actually have self respect. And that was the thing that she loved about playing Anita that she wasn't necessarily anything like Anita in west side story when she first gets that role, but she's like, but I can pretend. She's like, I'm an actress. So he doesn't necessarily have to be this serious intellectual Daniel Day-Lewis type. He needs a team of people around him who can actually see what he does well and what he's capable of and fit that into the right story as opposed to what he's been doing, which is like forcing himself into these really awkward stories that don't actually accomplish what he wants them to. And also which seem not totally in line with the evolution in racial politics in real life and also as reflected on big and small screen. To say that a film like king Richard could exist 20, 30 years ago, it says something about Will Smith, but it also says quite a lot about what is now available. What are the other options that are available to black actors, black filmmakers, black directors, et cetera? Obviously a bigger, more complicated picture. The pickets are so slim. And it's weird 'cause I was sort of looking back. And I was like, how in the hell did we manage to give Daniel Kaluuya and Oscar for playing Fred Hampton? Like, how did that movie even get made? To me, I don't think that movie is without its faults, but it is still pretty explicit that law enforcement and the FBI are the boogeyman. They are the villain in that movie. White supremacy has been villain in that movie..
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"And there's something that will says, I believe it's in the GQ profile that Wesley Lowry did about talking about how he had to wait until his father had died. To be able to really tell these stories and address these subjects. So I'd be interested to talk about king Richard through the lens of like how Will Smith relate to his personal story and then a quick sidebar, we should come back to this. Hearing you talk about him playing Richard Williams and Richard Williams kind of like resistance to worrying about being palatable to white people in tennis or whatever, what that brought up for me was Will Smith's first serious acting role, which is 6° of separation. Which is the exact opposite sort of character. And I think has set a template on some level for what Will Smith has tried to do in different formats in his acting career, obviously not as literally as a young black outsider trying to gain Andre to elite white society, but the path of getting acceptance on like broad level, that's the narrative that Will Smith was telling from 1990, whatever that was, three, four, really, probably all the way up to the mid 2000s. And so it's interesting that there's still a touch of that in him playing this Richard Williams character who's not doing that same thing. He's also, I think, having trouble pivoting, frankly, like adjusting to the fact that not only was he someone who was this handsome young man who comes to Hollywood, you know, when his first working on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and he's so new and so nervous and wanting it to work correctly that he learns everybody's lines, not just his own. Part of the problem is that he worked really hard to ingratiate himself to this community and to be part of this institution of Hollywood and he really becomes like an avatar for what it means to be like a studio's leading man. Only to find as so many celebrities, I think, of his age have that he's gotten to this point, the sort of Pinnacle, but we're also at this point in American history where we're kind of like reexamining everything. Right, the old pathways. Like if you compare the path that Will Smith took to, let's say, superhero film, ubiquity, broadly speaking..
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"Pointing out is maybe almost an unwillingness to totally go in a rougher, a more sandpapered direction. Tell me a little bit about that. It feels like an odd role for him, or at least one that doesn't contend with the reality of where he's at as an actor at this point. The thing that Will Smith is really good at and, you know, has been really good at for a long time, is having the sort of easy, usually very cocksure, screen presence, you know, where he's like cracking jokes and whatever it is that he happens to be wearing. He looks good at him. He very much likes to play the hero. And Richard Williams is not those things. Right, Reza and resolutely resolutely not those things. Right. Like purpose loudly, not just sort of like accidentally. This prickliness that he brought to the tennis world was absolutely on purpose. And the other thing I think that will struggles with aside from this idea that Richard Williams is fundamentally a person who really does not care what people think of him and white people, especially. Is that he is a more complicated figure than I think king Richard is sort of capable of wrestling with given the type of movie that it is. It's meant to be this uplifting, happy ending, awards bait, fair almost in a way. It is the type of movie that Oscar voters have for the past 30 years at this point proven to like over and over again. They were award these kind of narratives. Very frequently. They reward movies that are formally well made, but kind of middle of the road don't really offend anybody kind of anodyne. And it's bizarre to see that treatment superimposed on Richard Williams and the Williams sisters and their stories because they were met with such overwhelming hostility. In the real story, you mean in actuality. In actuality and that is not a hostility that has gone away, it has maybe subsided a little bit, but it is still very much there. I want to pick up on a couple threads. This goes in a few different directions in terms of how Will Smith has perceived particularly, I believe, is film acting career. We'll go back to music and television in a minute. The first thing is, again, without dealing with the specifics of what happened at the Oscars, there is this interesting thing that happens in his speech, where he's talking about parallels between his life and his desire to protect those he loves and Richard Williams. So he's trying to create some kind of parallel, although obviously the circumstances of those two individuals and the manner in which they choose to protect their loved ones is fundamentally different. There's that. There is also and I think if you read king Richard hand in hand with Will Smith's memoir, where Will Smith is actively reckoning with his own father, who was physically abusive to his mother and trying to figure out how can I be the man quote unquote that my father was in terms of role model determination fortitude shutting out barriers, et cetera, but how do I not be the man that my father was in terms of these kind of reprehensible decisions?.
"will smith" Discussed on Popcast
"I know you know I don't psycho when my new joint hit. Just can't sit. Gotta get jiggy with it. That's it. One thing that I have not been doing for the last 7 to 9 days has been getting jiggy with it at all. Not even a bit. As those of you on the Facebook group, know or might have noticed, I put a post up on there. I unfortunately got COVID. First time, what can you do? I'm very, very fortunate that it was a mild case. I do want to emphasize. You do not want this. Even a mild case was no fun. And I was glad that I could get access to the antiviral drugs because I have asthma. But yeah, it's been a bumpy week, but I'm happy to be back. I'm sorry I missed you last week. But here we are. One of the things that I had been wanting to talk about for a few weeks in the wake of the Oscars was Will Smith, not because I want to talk about the slap, not because I want to talk about what happened between him and Chris Rock, not because I want to talk about the politics of his acceptance speech. None of that. It's because for me, this Pinnacle moment for Will Smith, where he ends up winning best actor at the Oscars, really made me think about how little that I have read or heard talking about Will Smith and craft. And Will Smith is someone who has been assiduously building his persona ever since he was a rapper back in the 1980s. He is by far the most successful rapper turned actor. He is an actor who has several distinct phases in his acting career, and there are through lines thematic through lines that go all the way back to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and the early jazzy Jeff and the fresh prince albums. There are thematic lines that start there and can be carried. I think, frankly, all the way up to king Richard. Joining me on the journey today, although not suited off that bang energy like myself, it is Sarah had Nadia McDonald, the.
"will smith" Discussed on Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter
"If this statement was on the record, that's where it gets suspicious. If will had put out a statement and it said, Will Smith and he was issued by his publicist saying, I was not asked to leave. That would have more weight. Yes. Friends and sources saying it. The fact that not on the record the fact that they're not willing to sign their name to that, that makes me a little bit suspicious. So who do you believe do you believe will's Friends? Let's be clear, or do you believe the academy who are on the record? Now they are probably trying to save face two, so I understand why that might not be necessarily your choice. It's complicated. It's so complicated, which is what makes it so delicious. On our Twitter page at naughty nice rob or a Facebook page is not easy to check back on Monday here to hear your results..
"will smith" Discussed on Daily Pop
"All I know is, and again, I do like Will Smith and I enjoy all his body of work. And I can separate the artists from the person and I can also know that I will not let one moment define someone's life. Absolutely. I will say that about myself. However, if Janet Jackson lost her whole life for one nipple, right. That didn't punch that nipple didn't come out and punch Justin Timberlake. That nipple did not walk 25 stairs and poked him in the eye and hurt him in front of people. That nipple just came out, did his job and went back in. I know it was a terrible thing. But if Janet Jackson lost almost 20 years of her life over that thing and it doesn't happen I'm gonna be very upset. And I have to say this, I just have to say this because Chris Rock is an icon and a legend. I don't think we would be having these conversations. And this is where we are in the world. If it was Jimmy Fallon or Jimmy Kimmel up there. Really? Oh, I think if Chris Rock was not black, and I'm not a big raised person. But I think if we had, if he had disrespected someone that was not in his culture, I think it would have been a bigger deal than what it was. I think it would have been. I think it would have been a bigger deal if it wasn't those two men that were at the top of the game. I think if anything was different, whether it was a woman or a man in a woman who went up to everything would have been different. It would have been would have felt different. It was just so shocking. And their friends, too. They know each other. They work together. They work together. I just wish you would have yelled from the table. That's it. Or from the seat. We would not be talking about any of this and Chris Rock would be the one in question and be his sales for his show wouldn't be skyrocketing and all of these things. It would have been so much more powerful in such a statement by yelling, you know what? We do not make fun of diseases. This is my wife. Do not break her down like that. And from the seat. From his seat. And his point would have came across. It was slapping him, violence is never answer. It completely took it away. Oh, it's your reaction. It's always the reaction gets. And it was a loss. You lost that. And if Will Smith, if the point was to sort of make Chris Rock feel bad, whether he knew about the condition or not, the biggest thing is when you meet somebody's classlessness with dignity. It hurts worse. Had they waited later and reminded the world of her condition reminded that, you know what? I don't know if you knew this or not, but she has a condition. And it's not always cool to make fun of somebody's appearance. Then Chris Rock would have had, he would have felt worse and much worse. But let me let you know something all Chris Rock has a show tonight. It's a kick-off. Just comedy show in Boston tonight. And we have somebody going. So we're going to have that all. Yeah, y'all want to be the two. I want to hear. Nick and Vanessa Lachey have a new show that's a mix of white swap temptation island and love is blind. Yep, it's called it's going to be messy. It's called the ultimatum, Mary or move on. Here's a preview. I love you to death, but I just can not wait any longer. That is why I'm giving this ultimatum..
"will smith" Discussed on The Bill Simmons Podcast
"You have that dead time during the commercials where people kind of stand up. Come in. To have that kind of energy happening. Oh yeah, you've got and they're going like, all right, 30 seconds coming back. It's coming back. It's like, wait, what's going on? We're coming back? A year Will Smith. It madea and Malcolm X are, you know? Well, what do you think? So he said, Denzel Will Smith said this. Your highest moment, be careful. That's when the devil comes for you, was what he said, Denzel told him. Right. I thought that was one of the greatest quotes I've ever heard. I don't know if Denzel made that up. Yeah. Did he borrow it for Shakespeare? Man, he could be borrowed from August Wilson, probably. Musician. I don't even know where it came from. Denzel's got all that old school stuff. And the way he didn't tell his eyes were looking to see the mother told you, you better be careful. Well, some people are pointing out Scientology, you know, had something to do with this and they were talking about interesting. And saying to slap people who aren't behaving a certain way to you or improper that type of thing. I went down this rabbit hole about that. It was very bizarre, you know? Exactly. And I'm like, what? This can't be. Is that a true thing? Like you slap people or you have to admonish them very loudly, and they were saying how Tom Cruise does this on sets. And I'm like, well, but he could just be an asshole movie star too. They do that type of thing. Well, that Denzel piece of it, it's just Jimmy and I talked about so today. It's just, it's amazing how Denzel always wins. Oh yeah. Whatever the room, the situation, he's just the coolest guy in there at all times. If all KS breaks out, because Jimmy told this story about the La La Land moonlight, when that whole thing was going and nobody knew what to do and Denzel was started ordering people around telling them what to do with he just knows. He's like the pilot of that what was the pilot's name? Oh Sully. So we celebrate captain Phillips. He's like slowly. And then Sam Jackson's the same way. He's like, motherfuckers, all right, y'all need to come back. Well, then poor questlove. Well, I don't know how it plays out for will. I don't know what his rehabilitation rehabilitation reclamation tour will look like. I'm assuming it'll look a little bit similar to the Lakers rehabilitation tour of just a broken. Somebody's trying to transition a broken. Yeah, well, we're going to talk about the Lakers would take a break..
"will smith" Discussed on Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter
"So rocksmith and Jada do have some back history here. Rock appeared on will sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1995. He also was a voice-over actor along with Jada in three animated Madagascar films. If you've been in three films together, you know each other, my insiders tell me that's when the drama really started. Also to in 2016 and when Chris was the host of the award show, he made fun of Jada for saying that she thought they should boycott the Oscars. Remember the hashtag Oscars so white? Well, Jada said she wasn't going. She was there. Chris made fun of her during that show. He also made fun of Will Smith saying that he couldn't believe will got paid $20 million for wild wild west, not a good film. I think that's funny. I hope you agree. But now he's put everybody in a very difficult position. What can you say? What can't you say? I do think you're onto something they're misty. Movie stars that are paid, tens of millions of dollars, sit in at an award show, drinking champagne wearing tens of thousands of dollars of Gucci Armani Prada, the best clothes in the world. Goodness, can we not laugh at ourselves anymore? What do you think?.
"will smith" Discussed on Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter
"I'm your host rob shooter. It is Tuesday, which means our dear friend Delano Dixon is joining us still in our are you there? I am. Oh, mister shooter, we had some fun yesterday. We did, we did, we did. So yesterday, after the Oscars, the Lena and my good self were invited to be guests on good day, New York, a TV show here in New York V TV show here in New York. Let's not be modest. I think it out rates The Today Show here in New York City, a massive show. We were on, it was fun Delano, isn't it fun being back on TV? It was so much fun. And I couldn't be sitting next to a better person than you. I've learned from the best and it was just, it went so quickly though. I need a whole, I need a whole hour. I know I know my goodness knows on this show we can talk. You know that, my friend, so let's jump in to the show. What time is it? It is tea time. Big breaking story could Will Smith actually lose his Oscar. So Will Smith may be asked to hand back his statue for best actor following his outrageous behavior on stage assaulting a Chris Rock, Oscar bosses are meeting in a top secret emergency talks. To decide whether or not they should strip Will Smith of his best actor award insiders are said to be furious members of the academy are furious, I'm told it was a Zoom meeting and several members demanded that will not only hand back his statue, but he also be asked to leave the organization. Last night, after the Oscars, the academy put out a tweet saying the following, the academy does not condone violence in any form. Tonight we are delighted to celebrate the 54th Academy Award winners and they go on to recognize the winners. They really want nothing to do with this drama 24 hours ago. Now I'm told misty, the pendulum is swinging. And there is a strict guideline, a code of conduct for winners. And this really came up in about 2017, following all the horrible accusations, particularly Harvey Weinstein, and now members have to be respectful. They have to respect human dignity, inclusion, all these values now, you have to uphold to be a member of the academy, clearly slapping somebody, even if you think it was the right thing to do, defending your wife. We've heard some people say that. It's still something that is against the code of conduct. What do you think is going to happen here? Where are we going to land? This one's a tough one. And we do take a moment. We spoke about this. Jada suffers from alopecia, which means you lose your hair. It's something I know a lot about, and it can be debilitating. And people are saying that that's what made her upset and that's why he felt the need to defend her. But we can never use violence to solve the situation. And what's so upsetting for me is that this was supposed to be will's moment. It was supposed to be a moment of joy and happiness. He finally got his Oscar, and now it's going to be marred for the rest of his life by this situation. If he could have just taken two seconds to think about, do I want to do this action? When I could have talked to Chris Rock afterwards, or do I want to enjoy my moment? And this is how he's going to have to remember it..
"will smith" Discussed on The Charlie Kirk Show
"Hey everybody, today on the Charlie Kirk show was the Will Smith slap fake I say yes and listen to my take as to why? Why is a teacher at Bing minton university only calling on non white students? This is a trend that is spreading across the country and a shocking revelation from a news executive who basically said the government was telling news agencies what they could and could not say about the Chinese Fauci coronavirus. Email me your thoughts is always freedom at Charlie Kirk dot com. I love hearing from my met an amazing listener this weekend and an event we had at turning point USA from Long Island. She was really special. So I just love hearing from you. I love staying in contact with you guys. So please email me your thoughts as they happen freedom at Charlie Kirk dot com. I read all of the emails. I read all of the emails. I don't respond to them all, but I read them all. 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We will not embrace the ideas that have destroyed countries, destroyed lives, and we are going to fight for freedom on campuses across the country. That's why we are here. Brought to you by the lone experts I trust, Andrew and Todd at Sierra Pacific mortgage at Andrew and Todd dot com. It's time for us to weigh in on what is being called the top news story of the weekend. It's not Joe Biden getting us closer nuclear war. It's not inflation. It's not the Russian forces marching into Ukraine. No, no, no, no. It's Will Smith going up to Chris Rock and allegedly slapping him and causing all of this pandemonium. Now, the moment I saw the clip, just so you know, my first instinct was that this was fake. Like there is no way this is real. These people are all narcissists and sociopaths and they just want attention. And I mean, there's celebrities. It's what they do. And they're actors. So let's just start with that. These are actors, so they're used to pretending to do something that isn't real. Now there's a mixed opinion here and I'm definitely in the minority of the opinion where I think the whole thing is fake. I think it's all staged and I'm going to tell you why. Now for those of you that don't know what happened, Will Smith, who is like an AAA listed triple-A listed actor, whether you like him or not. I'm not a big Will Smith fan. I used to be, but he's become super political and kind of weird lately, but he's definitely very popular, has a lot of talent. He's done some phenomenal performances before. Chris Rock, I'm actually a big Chris Rock fan. I think he goes against political correctness and I just think he's hilarious. So Will Smith was up for best actor and ended up winning best actor last evening. And so Chris Rock is kind of doing the typical Oscar thing. By the way, Oscar ratings were down Oscar viewers, or I don't even know the Oscars were on, I wouldn't have watched it even if I knew it was on I used to watch the Oscars. Way back when before they became totally woke and just completely deranged. So Chris Rock started to make jokes about Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, but first, you know, Will Smith received jokes about how the fact that Will Smith has an open marriage with Jada Pinkett Smith and seemed unmoved by this. Regina hall made that joke play cut 7. Will Smith. You're married, but you know what? You're on the list. Looks like Jada approved you, so you know I'm happy. You know I have the seem perfectly fine with that, but then this is the full clip. I want you to watch this carefully. We're gonna dissect this like the zapruder film. If you don't know what the zapruder film that was the film that finally you saw the shooter or the shot come and that made JFK's head go back into the left. So this clip is bleeped out for all the swear words. This is Will Smith coming out of the crowd remind no security. No cops Will Smith weirdly kind of like does a pivot U turn afterwards after he slaps Chris Rock? He doesn't like look at Chris Rock and tell him like you better stop that. No, it's just kind of like a slap, a U turn and a move. That's weird. For anyone that's actually done a confrontation before, that's not exactly how it usually goes. Usually your adrenaline is pumping so heavily, you don't just kind of slap and turn away and walk properly and perfect form back to your seat. Okay, full clip, keep my mic open. Play cut 14. Y'all got to see it. It's really good. You know who's got the hardest job tonight? Javier Bardem and his wife are in both nominated. Now, if he loses, he can't win. He is praying that Will Smith lands, please. Lord. Jada, I love you. GI Jane two can't wait to see it. All right? It's jealous. That was a nice one. Okay. I'm out here. You see, Will Smith laps at first there. He weirdly laughed. And then Will Smith starts to walk up and then that looks wow. Now, they'll stop there Will Smith is smack the shit out of it. But then Chris Rock says, wow, wow. As soon as he got hit, it's really weird. Stage. And then Will Smith just starts screaming. And says, out your mouth. I'm going to, okay? Now, that part didn't look as stage when he says I'm going to. But the whole thing's really bizarre, no security, no buffer zone, almost like Chris Rock was expecting it. Now if this wasn't the Oscars, then I would say, well, you know, these people wouldn't be able to pull off an acting job like that. But the Oscars, the ratings are record low, they're more irrelevant than ever. So let's just watch just the slap, play cut 16. I'm going to narrate this. Let's play cut 16. I'm out here. So, Richard. Look, just walking up casually. And then turns around wow. As if nothing's wrong. Who does that? As if he's just kind of like picking up a bag of groceries like, you turn turn around. What? Really? Kind of like turning off a light. Doesn't say anything to him? My suspicious radar is off the charts. Let me just say that much. It doesn't make any sense..
"will smith" Discussed on Daily Pop
"Jam. I don't want to on American Idol. Oh gosh. 'cause I do like American Idol. But what American Idol doesn't get that I think this show actually gets is that sometimes our artists, it's about the performance and not just about the voters. You know what I mean? Yep. The whole thing. The whole thing, and sometimes you need to see the vision and American song contest gives you that with every artist that they put on that stage. You get to see them and their artistry and what their vision truly is. I'm kinda like damn. Do I want you to auto tune something real quick? It is good. I'd love to see you before on that. Right? American song contest airs tonight on NBC. Check to see if your state is performing, you don't want to miss this. Now, Hollywood didn't just turn it out at the Oscars. They rocked some killer fashion at the after parties too. Let's get into it. Rihanna had her baby bump on full display in a sheer black dress that she were to Jay-Z's after party. I mean, time after time, after time, I tried. You can do it. She can't do it. No wrong. Thank you. No wrong ever. I want a baby bump so I can look like that. Right? Right. I want to wear everything she's wearing. I want to kick your ass that rocky. I still got a baby bump. Anyway. Kim showed off her curves and skin tight sky blue. What did you think? I love this blue. I love this blue. The way that accentuates her body hits every single curve. Wow. You know what? I love the blue. I love the fabric. I was here for all of it. Those damn sunglasses. I know. And my girl. She's committing to them. She's committing to them. If my face looked like that. Right, why hide it? Why? Why? Why are you hiding? No. If I was like her mom, I would grant on there and snatch it. I want to wear them. No, it's a look, and I get it. You know what? You got to change it up. If it's not a purse, you gotta have an accessory glasses. But damn, that looked good. Lady Gaga looked angelic in that white tool dress. At Elton John's star star, star Maryland, Maryland. Let's do it. Milky. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Skin is just milk. Yes. Yes. Coming up. We have the future of Will Smith in our hands. How would that slap affect.