The Grammy Awards are set to double security to avoid an awkward incident like the violent explosion of Will Smith at the recent Academy Awards in Hollywood.
The biggest names at the Las Vegas concert on Sunday night will see if they win one or two prizes on the most prestigious night of the music celebration.
But organizers were shocked to see the recent Oscars show that 53-year-old Will stepped on stage and saw 57-year-old Chris Rock slapping his face in the face when he made an obscene joke about the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, 50.
As a result, security at music concerts is being doubled to ensure that no one ends up on stage unexpectedly.
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A source told The Sun on Sunday and added: “There have been frantic meetings throughout the week to make sure the show runs smoothly and there are no controversial scenes.
“Organizers had enough trouble getting the show off the field to fight the epidemic, so adding it to the mix was a huge pressure. . .
“Everyone in the position knows that there is a strict code of conduct and if they do not comply, they will be fired.”
The Mirror previously reported that celebrities participating in Sunday night’s awards were warned to abide by the new, stricter rules – and said they risked losing their prizes if they left the line.
Organizers of the 64th Awards – which will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and hosted by the Daily Show’s Trevor Noah – are also warning artists to be careful about what they say on stage.
A source said: “These awards have already taken months to organize after a stop-start process and after the Oscars, the organizers do not want anything to affect the night.
“Many see it as a great shame that deserving winners have overshadowed their glory at the Oscars.
“And with a strong spotlight on the biggest music event on the US calendar, it has a lot to do with a success, so they’re just interested in being respectful of the artists and being careful about what they say about others and how they behave.”
Grammy has already been postponed from the original date of January 31 amid concerns over the expansion of the Omicron variant.
It was supposed to be held in Los Angeles but has now moved to Sean City. So in the midst of all this, organizers have reportedly stopped Kanye West from performing for “online behavior related” reasons.
Last Sunday, Hollywood was shocked when Will slapped Chris in front of the A-list crowd.
He later apologized online, writing: “I want to apologize publicly to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my work does not indicate the person I want to be. There is no place for violence in the world of love and compassion. ”
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And then, on Friday, he announced that he had resigned as a member of the academy in light of his violent actions, writing: “I have betrayed the trust of the academy. I have deprived other nominees and winners of the opportunity to celebrate and celebrate for their outstanding work. I’m very upset.
“So, I am resigning from the membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and will accept any further consequences if the Board deems it appropriate.”
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