Chris Rock turns down offer to host 2022 Emmys Awards
Chris Rock won’t be taking the award show stage as a host at any point soon. A source lets ET know that Chris Rock turns down the offer to host the 2022 Emmys Awards.
The source uncovers that Rock was drawn nearer to host this year’s Emmy’s nevertheless turned down the job. “He’s in his visit and is getting ready for the taping of his satire exceptional, which will tape this fall,” the source says.
Yet, that is not all. The source adds that Rock is “finished” Hollywood and is expecting to travel and hide out after his parody visit.
TV’s greatest night is set to air on Sept. 12 and the service will be communicated from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. While there have been reports that Rock denying the job could prompt the award show going hostless, a rep for the TV Academy lets ET know that is off base. Going hostless isn’t being considered as of now, the rep added.
Rock’s new history with award shows has been violent, as many will recall it was at the 2022 Academy Awards that Will Smith slapped Rock after he poked a fun at Jada Pinkett Smith prior to introducing the honor for Best Documentary Feature.
“Jada, I love ya. G.I. Jane 2, can hardly hold on to see it.” (Pinkett Smith has been open about her battles with alopecia, an immune system problem which causes bare spots and balding.) Moments later, Smith strolled onto the stage and gave Rock a charitable slap to his cheek. Smith then strolled offstage and reviled at Rock from his seat, shouting, “leave my wife name f**king mouth.”
Presently viewed as “the slap heard all over the planet,” a source at the occasion told ET the second was disrupting, startling, befuddling and changed the climate until the end of the night.
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Following the stunning service, Smith put out an announcement saying ‘sorry’ to Rock and to the Academy for his activities. “Viciousness in its structures is all noxious and horrendous. My conduct finally night’s Academy Awards was inadmissible and indefensible,” Smith wrote. “Jokes to my detriment are a piece of the gig, yet a kid about Jada’s ailment was a lot for me to bear and I responded inwardly. I might want to apologize to you, Chris freely. I was off the mark and I was off-base. I’m humiliated and my activities were not characteristic of the man I need to be. There is a bad situation for viciousness in a universe of adoration and thoughtfulness.”
The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards will occur Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, broadcasting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.