CHRIS ROCK revealed he was INVITED to HOST 2023 OSCARS

Chris Rock said he was asked to host the Academy Awards next year. Rock hosted the Oscars in 2005, 2016 and last year when he was slapped on stage by Will Smith. He revealed the invite during his stand-up show in Phoenix on Sunday. Rock reportedly told his fans he turned down the job and a Super Bowl commercial. The comedian also said the slap “hurt.” 

Jesse Tyler Ferguson revealed to Entertainment Tonight that he was not the first choice to officiate Sarah Hyland’s wedding. “I don’t know if people know this, but Ty Burrell was meant to do it, and there was a family emergency.” Ferguson got a call 12 days before the big event and was asked to step in. He said he was, “honored to do it” and “very happy to understudy Burrell.”

Lance Bass knows who he would replace Justin Timberlake with in N’Sync if he had to. “If you guys had to go on the road now as ‘N Sync, but you were gonna have somebody fill in for Justin, kind of like the way John Mayer is now in the Grateful Dead, who do you think you would choose to be in that role,” Danielle Fishel asked Bass on her podcast. “Oh, I know exactly who it would be,” Bass replied. “Darren Criss.”