Regina Corridor hopes Jimmy Kimmel can keep away from a repeat of the Will Smith and Chris Rock incident on the Oscars.
The late evening discuss present star can be on the helm of the 2023 Academy Awards in February, and Regina – who hosted earlier this yr alongside Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes – joked in regards to the precautions that should be taken after Will went on stage and struck comic Chris after a quip about his spouse Jada Pinkett Smith.
Talking about Jimmy internet hosting subsequent yr, Regina quipped to ‘Leisure Tonight’: “I feel it is a actually dangerous concept.
“No, I am joking. We’ll ensure Jimmy’s obtained one thing on so he do not get injured onstage and no person comes up out the viewers.
“However I feel it is gonna be a enjoyable present and he is tried and true, so I am excited to see what he is gonna do.”
Over summer season, Regina thanked Will for apologising in a video message.
She mentioned: “Life occurs. I at all times say any time I really feel like somebody genuinely, like you recognize, providing an apology – I imply, what what are you able to say to that however thanks? I imply, it is nice.”
Final month, Will blamed being “fogged out” and “fuzzy” for not saying sorry to Chris on the time.
The Hollywood star resigned from the Academy within the wake of the row and was subsequently banned from the Oscars and the entire organisation’s occasions for the following decade.
Will mentioned: “I’ve reached out to Chris and the message that got here again is that he’s not prepared to speak … when he’s, he’ll attain out. So I’ll say to you, Chris, I apologise to you.
“My behaviour was unacceptable and I’m right here everytime you’re prepared to speak.”
May even apologised to Chris’ mom and his total household.
The film star – who gained the Finest Actor gong on the Oscars for his efficiency in ‘King Richard’ – mentioned: “I simply didn’t realise how many individuals obtained harm in that second, so I need to apologise to Chris’s mom. I need to apologise.”