When we think of awards show controversy, we often think of the live, televised moments. But sometimes, there can be a lot of behind-the-scenes drama as well — over the years, celebs have been left off the invite list, disinvited, and even banned from attending certain awards shows.
First up are the celebs who the awards show forgot to invite:
8.And the same year, he was banned from the ACM Awards and the CMAs.
9.Godfather II and III actor Carmine Caridi was the first person to be banned from the Oscars in 2004 after the FBI traced pirated copies of movie screeners circulating online back to him. He had received them by being a member of the Academy:
10.Kanye West was banned from performing at the 2022 Grammys “due to what they deem to be concerning online behavior," according to Kanye's team.
11.By vote, the board of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (aka the Oscars) expelledBill Cosby in 2018 after he was accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women: