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EntertainmentKevin Hart Shares What's Next for Him Following Oscars Controversy

14:56  11 january  2019
14:56  11 january  2019 Source:   etonline.com

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Kevin Hart has been dominating the news cycle thanks to a series of old homophobic tweets that resulted in the comedian Kevin is announced as host of the Oscars and everyone seems pretty pumped. He refuses to say sorry, instead issuing the following ill-advised statement via Instagram

Kevin Hart is moving on from the Oscars controversy , whether people like it or not. Hart has also said he previously addressed the controversial tweets and stand-up routines, but outlets including When asked what he would say now to a father with a gay son, Hart told Strahan, “Why do you have

Kevin Hart Shares What's Next for Him Following Oscars Controversy © AP Kevin Hart, a cast member, producer and co-writer of "Night School," poses at the premiere of the film, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Kevin Hart is focusing on the future.

After recusing himself as the host of the Oscars back in December amid controversy over resurfaced offensive tweets he posted years ago, Hart is looking past the loss of one job and toward the projects he has lined up in the future.

ET's Kevin Frazier caught up with Hart at a screening of The Upside in New York City -- where the star made an unannounced appearance to surprise fans who turned out for his new film -- and the comic said he's excited about all the work he's got on his plate.

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"[I] have The Upside, which drops late tonight, and then throughout the weekend. [I'm] about to start filming Jumanji," Hart said, excited. "[Then I'm] about to get into another movie called Fatherhood."

"I like to stay busy," Hart added. "I embrace it. I'm a workaholic and I'm doing it while I can. [I'm] 39 years old, almost 40, I gotta get it all."

The actor said that, after a whirlwind of promotional appearances for The Upside, he's going to start preparing the Jumanji sequel, which is scheduled to hit theaters this December.

Joining Hart for the sequel are his returning co-stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Karen Gillan, as well as newcomers Danny DeVito and Awkwafina, and the actor said he's excited about bringing on more dynamic performers to the exciting project.

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Kevin Hart drops by "The Late Show" to tease what he would have done with his Oscars monologue, and says he wouldn't do anything differently in how he' s handled the controversy . Kevin Hart Reveals Plans for Oscars Monologue, Wouldn't Change His Response to Controversy at All.

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Host of the Oscars Following Outrage Over His Homophobic Tweets. The move was prompted by fury that erupted following the announcement over anti-gay tweets the “If you don’t believe that people change, grow, evolve as they get older, I don’t know what to tell you.

"I don't think it's gonna change the mix, I think it adds to it, ya know? When you add more talent it just gives us more potential to have that much of a better film," Hart explained.

Not hosting the Oscars will likely help the actor's schedule stay open a bit more than it would have been, otherwise.

Hart stepped down from the gig last month after several controversial, homophobic tweets resurfaced from over a decade ago. Hart eventually apologized for his past comments, which he has since deleted, but many have criticized his handling of the controversy.

The Academy Awards, airing Sunday, Feb. 24 on ABC, has opted to go hostless in 2019. Hart sat down with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday's Late Show, where he had a suggestion for who the new emcee should be in his absence.

"I mean, I was going to be good. I had some stuff, I had some heat," Hart told Colbert, before sharing that the gig should go to "whoever's wanting and willing of the job," and suggested Colbert himself would be an excellent choice.

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Share via Email. Kevin Hart has announced he is stepping down as host of next year’ s Oscars ceremony following an outcry over “I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year’ s Oscars ,” wrote Hart , who as well as his stand-up work is the star of films like Ride Along and Jumanji.

Kevin Hart Emphatically Says He Won’t Host the Oscars . Hart ’ s hire was engulfed in controversy after homophobic tweets and jokes he had made earlier in his career resurfaced. I’ve done all that I can do.” Strahan asked Hart what his message would be today for parents whose kids might be gay.

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Kevin Hart to star in Monopoly movie.
Kevin Hart has signed on to star in a film based on classic board game Monopoly. The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star will reunite with his Ride Along and Night School director Tim Story for the project, which Hart will also produce under his HartBeat Productions label. Plot details, other casting news, and a production start date is being kept under wraps, but the game involves players rolling the dice to gain opportunities to buy properties on the board. A previous project was reportedly in the works but it fell apart.

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