"We conclude that the appeal has no real prospect of success and that there is no other compelling reason for it to be heard."
This year's awards will be given out over two nights, Bafta has also confirmed.
The two actors split months ago, but a certain piece of jewellery had some fans convinced of a reconciliation.
The Academy has said it will accept awards on behalf of any winner unable to make the show.
The British actor suffered some debilitating (and "explosive") stomach issues while making one of his first films.
The Canadian star entertained fans by drinking some gin cocktails and live-tweeting his ill-fated superhero film from 2011.
As well as playing Bond villain Dr Kananga, Yaphet had roles in Alien and The Running Man.
The singer called out the Vatican's double standards, saying it was "happy to make a profit" from the story of his life.
Academy Awards history has also been made in the Best Director category.
The Watermelon Sugar singer took us all back to 1995 with his outfit.
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