Sean Penn claims Will Smith’s Oscar slap could have been avoided if Zelenskyy had been at ceremony

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Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn has made some interesting claims in a recent, no-punches-pulled interview with Variety. Promoting his documentary Superpower, which premiered earlier this year at the Berlin Film Festival and lands on Paramount+ on 18 September, Penn criticized the Academy Awards for not including Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the Oscar telecast. “The Oscars producer thought, ‘Oh, he’s not lighthearted enough.’ Well, guess what you got instead? Will Smith!” said Penn in the interview, referring to Smith’s infamous slap against presenter Chris Rock shortly before his…

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