The Academy Awards have begun disciplinary action against Will Smith. The Academy says they asked Will to leave the Oscars after he slapped Chris Rock. Will refused. Also, Will Smith previously went to Chris Rock and told him not to make jokes about Jada.

 

Several people who worked with BRUCE WILLIS over the last few years noticed his decline.  There are stories of him misfiring his weapon and not understanding his lines.

 

MICHAEL BAY says STEVEN SPIELBERG once told him to stop making “Transformers” movies after the third one.  Meanwhile, Spielberg is currently churning out a fifth “Indiana Jones” flick.

 

LEONARD NIMOY’s family has donated his Spock ears to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. When “Star Trek” ended in 1969, Nimoy brought the ears home.  He and his family have held onto them for more than 50 years.

 

CAITLYN JENNER has a new gig.  She’s now an on-air contributor for Fox News. The network says, quote, “Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all.  She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety of fields that will be a tremendous asset for our audience.” Caitlyn made her debut last night on “Hannity”.

 

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS had their Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony yesterday.  It was such a big event that Hollywood Boulevard had to be shut down.  They had USC’s marching band performing covers of their songs and their guests included Woody Harrelson and funk musician George Clinton.

     

 

KAT VON D says she was treated horribly at that same school where PARIS HILTON was abused.

 

Collector ZAK BAGANS now owns the sunglasses PAUL WALKER wore at the time of his deadly crash back in 2013. There’s no word how much Zak paid for them. He wants to return them to Paul’s family.  But if they don’t want them, he may put them in his Las Vegas Haunted Museum.

 

The 64th annual Grammy Awards are Sunday night. Silk Sonic, featuring Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak, are going to open.

 

This year’s Grammys gift bag features pet food, jewelry, wine, vodka, nuts, chocolate, restaurant gift certificates, cologne, razors, tea and books, among other things.

 

People used to think that 35 was OLD.  That’s why we divided the nominees for Record of the Year at that age line.  Here are the YOUNG noms that could steal it from the older pros on Sunday night.

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever  (She’s 20)

Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License  (She’s 19)

Justin Bieber – Peaches  (He’s 28)

Doja Cat featuring SZA – Kiss Me More (Doja’s 26)

Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me by Your Name)  (Lil Nas X is 22)