The academy also apologised for its handling of Smith's “unacceptable and harmful” action, saying they were "unprepared for the unprecedented.”
The Academy Awards are traditionally held at the 3,400-seater Dolby Theater in Los Angeles but because of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people who will be allowed to attend is unclear.
Cult favourite "Schitt's Creek" makes history at the Emmy Awards with a comedy sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve.
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