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Kevin Hart Refuses To Host The Oscars: Show To Continue Without Host In 2019

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The Oscars are reportedly all set to start the award show without a host this year. Rather than a solo host, the producers of the 2019 Academy Awards is progressing to recruit multiple celebrities to present totally different parts of the show, selection reports. However, since solely six weeks are left until the show, the producers of the Oscars are troubled to seek out listing celebrities who are willing to host the star-studded night.

This comes weeks once American actor-comedian Kevin Hart was proclaimed as the host of the 2019 award ceremony, solely to tug out of the show later. The Central Intelligence actor stepped down from hosting Oscars once his tweets from 2009-2011 containing disparaging language resurfaced. Kevin Hart, in his tweets, had made uncomplimentary comments concerning sexuality.

Shortly after his “Homophobic” tweets went viral on the social media, the Academy, providing demand to the actor, asked him to issue an official statement apologising for his remarks. Kevin Hart, however, refused to apologise for his past comments and quit the award show.

He confirmed his exit in an exceedingly recent interview to the media, where he said, “I’m not hosting the Oscars this year.” Former Oscars host Ellen Degeneres had earlier same that she’d contacted the Academy in a trial to assist re-hire Hart. The 91st Academy Awards are going to be held Beverly Hills on February 25. The nominations are going to be proclaimed on January 23. This will mark the first time in 30 years that the show has not secured a host.

DeGeneres, for her part, revealed that she called the Academy to raise its leaders to rethink having Hart host the Oscars. “Leaving here I promise you I’m evaluating this conversation,” Hart told DeGeneres. “This could be a conversation I needed to have, I’m glad I had it here. I’m glad it’s as authentic and real as I could’ve hoped it’d be,” he added.

DeGeneres, who has antecedently hosted the Oscars and she is married to actress Portia de Rossi, offered strong support for Hart.  “What we’re going to get to see on the stage with you hosting the Oscars is sophistication, class, gleefulness and you grow as an individual,” she said. “Because most of the people would say, ‘I’m walking away … ‘ For you to be the bigger man, for you to say I understand… and to not concentrate. There are so many haters out there.

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