Will Smith’s slap smacks of celebrity cancel culture: Full Comment with Anthony Furey

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Movie stars used to seem so cool. But when Will Smith hit Chris Rock at the Academy Awards over a joke, and then later got a standing ovation for his Oscar win, people in the real world were appalled. Somehow today’s cossetted movie millionaires seem much more cringe than class, as celebrity watcher, talk show host and media personality Shaun Proulx discusses with Anthony Furey in this week’s episode. Proulx explains how thin-skinned celebrities and Hollywood cancel culture are losing in a competition against a new breed of stars who are being born every day on TikTok and YouTube. (Recorded March 31, 2022)

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