Jimmy Kimmel says Will Smith’s now-imperfect Oscars slap has “got to come up in some contrivance” at some stage in subsequent yr’s ceremony.

The US discuss say host, who became once not too prolonged within the past introduced as subsequent yr’s say host, said he didn’t are searching for to “produce light” of the incident.

Smith stormed the stage at some stage within the 94th Academy Awards in March and attacked Chris Rock, after the comic made a humorous memoir about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

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Will Smith stormed the stage at some stage within the 94th Academy Awards in March and attacked Chris Rock (Doug Peters/PA)

He became once later banned from Academy events for 10 years over the incident.

Talking to US outlet Extra about his web web hosting duties subsequent yr, Kimmel said: “It’s got to come up in some contrivance.

“, I don’t are searching for to basically produce light of it basically, as a result of it wasn’t (humorous) to comedians.

“, comedians are inflamed about it…it’s regarded as one of those issues that for a community of those that secure everything humorous, it’s, love, not humorous, you perceive?”

Kimmel has hosted the Oscars twice previously, both in 2017 and 2018.

The comic skilled Oscars controversy first-hand at some stage in his first stint as presenter, after La La Land became once mistakenly declared the winner of only recount – which finally went to Moonlight.

“But for positive…when they learn the unfavorable winner one yr after I hosted the Oscars, we had to provide mention of that the next yr,” Kimmel told Extra.

Kimmel is determined to host the Oscars for the third time, with the 95th annual occasion scheduled to occur on Sunday March 12 2023.

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