on Sunday night, the comedian claimed he was asked to host next year's Oscars.

It's only been five months since Will Smith stormed the stage during the awards show

The Arizona Republic reports that during the show, "Rock compared returning to the Oscars like returning to the scene of a crime,

Rock said returning to the award ceremony would be like asking Nicole Brown Simpson 'to go back to the restaurant.

Rock, who's previously joked about the incident, said he refused the invitation.

He also revealed he was offered a Super Bowl commercial due to the incident,

but "profanely" refused that as well, per the paper.

Rock did not refuse to discuss the slap, though.

When someone in the sold-out crowd egged him on to talk about it,  ,

the comic admitted the blow from Smith, who played boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali, hurt.