Chris Rock declines to return to “Scene of the Crime” 



Chris Rock has yet to completely open up about the infamous slap Will Smith gave him at the Oscars earlier this year. Instead, the comedian has used his stand-up routine to give some insight into the incident.  

During a recent show in Phoenix, Rock revealed to the audience that the Academy has reached out to him to host the 2023 ceremonies. Rock said the invitation was like returning to the “scene of a crime.” He then used the example of the murder trial of O.J. Simpson, whose ex-wife’s killing began with her leaving a pair of eyeglasses at an Italian restaurant.  

Rock jokingly said returning to the award ceremony would be like asking Nicole Brown Simpson “to go back to the restaurant.” To read more about this story click here.  

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