Will Smith won Sunday's Best Actor Oscar for portraying Richard Williams, father of tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams, in 2021's "King Richard."
While Will Smith scooped the Best Actor Oscar for "King Richard," the slap he delivered to Chris Rock several minutes earlier dominated the night's events.
The backlash against Campion's remarks about Venus and Serena Williams has prompted a Burr "SNL" monolog to resurface on social media.
Commenters on social media have voiced disdain for Campion, with one saying that the multi-award-winning director "is what you get when you live a life of unchecked privilege."
Picking up the Best Director prize at the Critics' Choice Awards, Jane Campion confused many by commenting on the Williams sisters not competing against men.
It isn't right that Hollywood took the story of two of the greatest female athletes ever and made their dad the central character in the new Will Smith movie.
"King Richard" is the new biographical drama film starring Will Smith about tennis superstars Serena and Venus Williams.
Williams became the fourth-oldest woman to ever win a match at Wimbledon following her 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win in the first round.
In the 1995 interview, Richard Williams interrupted ABC News' John McKenzie for questioning his daughter's self-belief.
The two Americans meet in the first round of the Australian Open six months on after Gauff knocked Williams out of Wimbledon.
The first Grand Slam of the season begins in Melbourne on Monday, with some of the tournament favorites all in action.
The first Grand Slam tournament of 2020 gets underway on January 20 in Melbourne with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka looking to defend their titles.
The world No. 1 and the world No. 3 are both in action on Wednesday, as are the Williams sisters.
Venus, 39, won four grand slam titles before Coco Gauff, 15, was born. Venus had trouble dealing with Gauff's serve on Monday.
Twitter users accused the men of "repulsive racism" and branded their actions "disgusting."
Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Coco Vandeweghe lost.
Age and experience have been key this year in SW19.
Murray begins his defense on Monday in London.
The tennis star was involved in a car crash that killed a man in early June.
Williams won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January, when she was already close to two months pregnant.
Four all-time tennis greats will clash this weekend in the Australian Open finals.
The sisters last contested the Wimbledon 2009 final.
Alleged Russian hackers have released confidential data of U.S. and U.K. athletes, including Bradley Wiggins and Venus and Serena Williams.
The world number two is within touching distance of a second Wimbledon title.
The world No. 1 was responding to comments by tournament director Raymond Moore.
Victory over Zhang Shuai sent Britain's top-ranked female player into the Australian Open semi-finals.
The multiple Grand Slam winner failed to turn up to a press conference after the defeat.