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Will Smith addresses “horrific” Oscars slap in first major sit-down TV interview since it occurred: “I lost it”
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Will Smith addresses “horrific” Oscars slap in first major sit-down TV interview since it occurred: “I lost it”

Eight months after the slap heard around the world, actor Will Smith sat down with "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah on Monday to address his confrontation with Chris Rock on the Oscars stage. In March, Smith went on the Oscars stage and slapped Rock across the face after Rock made a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Rock referred to her as "G.I. Jane" in a failed attempt to poke fun at her hair loss, which happened because of the autoimmune disorder alopecia. Smith has since apologized for the incident, but had yet to sit down for a  major TV interview to discuss what happened. "That was a horrific night, as you can imagine," Smith told Noah. "There's many nuances and complexities to it, but at the end of the day, I just — I lost it. I guess what I would say, you jus...
Trevor Noah to depart “The Daily Show”
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Trevor Noah to depart “The Daily Show”

Trevor Noah has announced that he is departing "The Daily Show." The 38-year-old broke the news on his show Thursday. "I realized, after the seven years, my time is up," Noah said, to an audible gasp from the audience. The South African comedian took over hosting duties on "The Daily Show" from Jon Stewart in September 2015. "I never dreamed that I would be here," Noah said Thursday. "I sort of felt like 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.' I came in for a tour of what the previous show was, and the next thing I know, I was handed the keys." Noah did not provide a timeframe for when his last show will be, only saying that "we'll figure out the timings and the whens. We'll still be here for the time being." A special message from...