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Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host Over Old Homophobic Comments

Newsy Friday, 7 December 2018
Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host Over Old Homophobic CommentsWatch VideoKevin Hart is no longer hosting the 2019 Oscars. 

He announced late Thursday he was stepping down from the emcee role after he came under scrutiny for old homophobic tweets and jokes he made almost a decade ago.

The comedian announced he was hosting the award show on Tuesday. But after those tweets and...
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News video: Kevin Hart Receives Oscar Host Backlash After Past Homophobic Jokes

▶ Kevin Hart Receives Oscar Host Backlash After Past Homophobic Jokes 01:30

Almost immediately after being named the host for the 2019 Oscars, Hart is under fire for his past remarks. Benjamin Lee, film writer and journalist, brought attention to a segment from Hart's 2010 comedy special, 'Seriously Funny.' Kevin Hart, via 'Seriously Funny' Kevin Hart, via 'Seriously Funny'...

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