The Little Identified Custom Will Smith's 2023 Oscars Ban Stopped Him From Doing

There is a little-known custom on the Oscars whereby the winner of the Greatest Actor award returns the next 12 months to current the Greatest Actress award, and vice versa. Shortly after the slap drama went down, Will Smith really received the Greatest Actor gong in the course of the 2022 ceremony for his function within the film “King Richard” which meant in line with custom, he ought to actually have been current on the 2023 ceremony at hand out the award for Greatest Actress. However, as we all know, as a result of his decade-long ban, that wasn’t an choice.

As an alternative, the Academy referred to as upon 2022’s Greatest Actress winner Jessica Chastain (who took house the award for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”), to tug double obligation and current each the distinguished Greatest Actress and Greatest Actor award alongside none aside from Halle Berry! As you might keep in mind, Berry received the award herself again in 2002 for “Monster’s Ball,” so her look marked a candy milestone anniversary.

Chastain spoke in regards to the break in custom on the crimson carpet to Leisure Tonight, sharing, “I am a bit nervous, as a result of I am not as swish as [Berry] is. And the entire thing — we have now to stroll by ourselves.” She added that she was additional anxious as a result of she hadn’t been capable of attend rehearsals as a result of different work commitments, however, as we knew they might, these two robust and gorgeous girls had it within the bag!