Smith resigned from the Academy last week.
Possible punishments for Will Smith will be discussed by the academy behind the Oscars later.
The actor slapped comedian Chris Rock at the ceremony over a joke he'd made about his wife's alopecia - just moments before winning his first Oscar for Best Actor.
Smith resigned from the Academy last week, saying he's fully prepared to accept any consequences.
Entertainment broadcaster Caroline Frost thinks the star will do everything he can to protect his franchise.