Chris Rock Declined Internet hosting 2023 Academy Awards

Chris Rock will not be internet hosting the Oscars once more — and the way in which he just lately informed an viewers the information is not sitting effectively with folks.

The comic, who was on the receiving finish of Will Smith’s notorious Oscars slap, reportedly stated he was requested to return to host the present in 2023.

In line with TMZ, Chris crammed in his followers throughout a standup efficiency over the weekend, explaining that he had no plans to take the Oscars stage once more.

However he did not cease there — Chris additionally reportedly in contrast making a return to the Oscars to Nicole Brown Simpson’s brutal homicide in 1994.

Throughout his routine, Chris allegedly stated internet hosting the present could be like asking Nicole “to return to the restaurant” the place she ate shortly earlier than she was murdered.

Whereas it is unclear how the viewers reacted, followers on-line have been positively upset by the joke:

yeah chris rock – you getting slapped for speaking shit and nicole brown simpson’s brutal homicide are completely comparable occasions. nice analogy. you completely care about violence towards girls. totally clear to us now.

@gorg_w_bush / Through Twitter: @gorg_w_bush

I am laughing as a result of it was simply jokes when Chris Rock was making enjoyable of Jada’s alopecia. Now he is evaluating that slap he earned to Nicole Brown Simpson being viciously murdered. Is it nonetheless simply jokes or nah?🙄

@BubblesStw / Through Twitter: @BubblesStw

Chris has not but spoken out concerning the backlash, however primarily based on his lack of response to different Oscars drama, he is in all probability not planning on saying something anytime quickly.

And primarily based on the general public’s response to Chris’ latest joke, I am pondering it is in all probability a great factor he will not be internet hosting the Oscars both.

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