CHRIS PAUL SAYS HIS KIDS TOLD HIM TO HOST THE 2018 KIDS’ CHOICE SPORTS AWARDS

"This Is Probably The First Executive Decision They've Made"

Chris Paul and the family attended the 2018 Kids’ Choice Sports Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Thursday (July 19). The ceremony was the first time that the Houston Rockets player served as host.

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“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” Chris said before the event. The celebrity father also told media that his son, Chris Paul II, and daughter, Camryn Alexis, encouraged him to host this year’s Sports awards. “They help with the trade situation and where we go, but this is probably the first executive decision they’ve made,” Chris explained.

Paul stood in the place of Russell Wilson who hosted the Kids’ Choice Sports Awards for the past three years. “Russell did a great job for the past three years, so for me, it is just about making it my own,” Chris explained. “I am not coming in here saying I am trying to be Russell Wilson and outdo him, but the night is fun — it’s about the kids and celebrating the game.”

Chris did quite the remarkable job despite not being able to slime everyone he had in mind. “I wish I could slime my kids or my wife,” the star athlete said before the ceremony. “I think the coolest thing about the night is the Legend Award with the gold slime,” he added. “I got to see Michael Phelps get slimed a few years ago, and the same thing with Kobe.”

Chris Paul and his wife, Jada, have two kids together. Stay tuned for more celebrity family news!

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Sarie is a writer and editor for BCK's Los Angeles division. She also shares stories on Medium that are meant to encourage thought and discussion. You can catch her outside enjoying nature and classical literature. Pop culture is pretty fun, too!

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