Chris Rock To Host BET Awards, Says “Nobody Is Off Limits”
Get ready for the funny … It’s been confirmed that Chris Rock is set to host the 2014 BET Awards and according to the comedian, “nobody is off limits.”
“I’m sure I’ll get some memo I’ll ignore,” he told People. “To me you’ve got to get in that barbershop funny. You’ve got to know what’s going on. Be aware. Get your timing. I don’t change a lot. I try to pay attention to the show.”
This will be the comedian’s first time hosting the awards show which will air live on June 29. On Wednesday, the nominees were announced and leading this year’s nods, Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake with 5 nominations.
“I’m rooting for everybody,” he told the publication. “It’s weird because I usually root for the person whose life it’ll change the most. I love Beyonc´, but she’ll be fine whether she wins or not. I root for the little people.”
The BET Awards will air live on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from the Nokia Theater in LA at 8 p.m. on BET.
Sound off: Are you looking forward to Chris hosting?