Reported in The Hollywood Reporter, Chris Rock has apparently declined an invite to host the Oscars for a 3rd time. The 2022 Academy Awards have been notorious for an incident the place, after a joke aimed toward his spouse, actor Will Smith took to the stage and delivered a slap to host Rock. At the time many felt it was a staged incident. It quickly turned clear that it was not.
The comic reportedly broke the information throughout his Sunday evening stand-up present in Phoenix, and it was swiftly picked up by The Arizona Republic after which The Hollywood Reporter. According to stories Rock in contrast accepting the internet hosting gig once more to returning to the scene of against the law and likened it to the OJ Simpson homicide trial.
Rock has repeatedly refused to enter an excessive amount of element concerning the incident, merely dropping in a single or two traces about it into reveals then swiftly shifting on. This time a fan yelled at him to “talk about it” and Rock responded. He mentioned:
“He’s larger than me. The state of Nevada wouldn’t sanction a battle between me and Will Smith.”
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has declined to remark, as they at all times do as they’ve completely no concept the right way to run PR or form an opinion and not using a committee.
Will Smith stays the potential winner in all this, as he’s banned from sitting via the annual smug drudgery that’s the Academy Awards for one more ten years, which seems like getting parole. If solely the identical have been true of us, however its the cross we’ve to bear to report on if for you guys.