Chris Rock says he was asked to host the 2023 Oscars after Will Smith slapped

According to a report, Chris Rock, who was slapped by Will Smith at the 2022 Oscars, told attendees

at his comedy show in Phoenix that he was asked to host next year's Academy Awards, but he Said no.

Chris Rock has no plans to host the Oscars again after being slapped by Will Smith.

During his August 28 show in Phoenix, the comedian stated that he was asked to host the 2023 ceremony.

But according to local outlet  he declined the offer.

Chris compares returning to Academy Awards after 

slap incident with returning to crime scene