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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars' host after outrage over homophobic tweets

Sify Friday, 7 December 2018
[USA], Dec 7 (ANI): American comedian-actor Kevin Hart has stepped down as the 2019 Academy Awards host following an outrage over his homophobic tweets dating back to 2009.
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Kevin Hart's job hosting the 91st Academy Awards didn't last long. The actor and comedian was announced as the host Wednesday, but Hart stepped down Thursday following an outcry over previous homophobic tweets and comments he made during stand-up routines nearly a decade ago. Anna Werner reports.

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