Chris Rock Turns Down Hosting...


Chris Rock Turns Down Hosting The Oscars Next Year After Will Smith Slap

Jamie Maguire
Jamie Maguire

10:37 30 Aug 2022

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The comedian claims he was offered to host next years ceremony but decided to turn it down after one of the biggest TV moments of the past 12 months...Which of course is the Will Smith Oscars slap.

It's been 5 months since Will Shocked the world for walking up on stage and slapping Chris for making a joke at Will's wife Jada's expense.



According to media outlet Arizona Republic, Chris told the audience at a Phoenix stand-up gig that he won't be returning to the ceremony next year. It's believed he told the crowd that going back to host the award ceremony would be like returning to a crime scene.

It's also believed that Chris turned down a cameo in a post slap commercial for the Super Bowl.

The whole Oscars slap moment came after Chris made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's haircut. He joked about her shaved head saying: "Jada, can't wait for GI Jane 2."

GI Jane is a movie starring Demi Moore, in which she styles a similar haircut to Jada's.

Will posted a video online apologizing to Chris, 5 months after the Oscars moment took place, but Chris has decided not to respond to the apology.



I suppose....Better late than never?!


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