Chris Rock: I wasn’t asked to host the Oscars — because I would’ve said yes

10.26.14 2 years ago

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Chris Rock: I wasn”t asked to host the Oscars – because I would”ve said yes
The 2005 Academy Awards host says of a report that the Academy was interested in him returning as host: “I didn't get an offer. I mean, it's Neil Patrick Harris. It's like, who would pick me before Neil Patrick Harris? He's an amazing host.”

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