According to reports, Will Smith has received a significant punishment from the Academy. A ten-year ban has been handed down and comes after Smith walked up on stage and slapped Oscars' host Chris Rock in the face.

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Per reports, the powers-at-be over at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences met today to discuss a punishment for Smith's slap on Oscars host Chris Rock. While Smith did recently resign from the Academy, that didn't stop them from dishing out this punishment.

The Academy released a lengthy statement in regards to their decision.

See the report from @Variety on Twitter below.

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