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Chris Rock is being canceled for cracking a joke about Nicole Brown, the late ex-wife of O.J. Simpson.

Rock, 57, was performing in Phoenix on Sunday when he reportedly told the audience he was asked to host the 2023 Oscar Awards.

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Rock was a presenter at the 2022 Oscars in March when former A-list actor Will Smith slapped him for joking about Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head.

Rock told the Phoenix audience he declined the offer to host next year’s Oscars because it would be like asking Nicole Brown to go back to the restaurant where she ate her last meal before being stabbed to death at her home later that night.

Rock told the audience that Smith’s slap really hurt. He referenced Smith’s role as champion boxer Muhammad Ali in a movie.

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“He’s bigger than me,” Rock said. “The state of Nevada would not sanction a fight between me and Will Smith.”

Nicole Brown, 35, was killed after dining at the trendy Mezzaluna Trattoria restaurant on Sunday, June 12, 1994.

Simpson was tried for her murder and acquitted in October 1995.