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Dwayne Johnson explains why he's not hosting Oscars 2019: I'm shooting for Jumanji sequel

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Dwayne Johnson explains why he's not hosting Oscars 2019: I'm shooting for Jumanji sequelIn a response to a fan's tweet, Dwayne Johnson revealed he was actually the 'first choice' to host of the upcoming Academy Awards
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Uproxx reports this year's Academy Awards can’t secure an Oscars host. At first they had Kevin Hart, but before that, they tried to book Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The wrestler and actor explained what exactly happened on Twitter this week. I was their first choice to host this year, and my...

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