Q&A with Chris Rock

Comedian CHRIS ROCK, shown here dressed as rapper Missy Elliott, will be host of MTV's 2003 Video Music Awards on Aug. 28

You already hosted the VMAs a couple of times. Why do it again?

It's one of these gigs where you get in touch with the "youth culture," so you get to be hip by association. "Hey, I'm next to 50 Cent!"

Are there any ground rules?

I don't take ground-rule gigs. I understand you can't curse, you know? After that, I really don't want to hear it. My ground rules are, I won't curse, and I won't...

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