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EntertainmentKevin Hart deleted his tweets with homophobic slurs after being announced as the next Oscars host

21:55  06 december  2018
21:55  06 december  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Kevin Hart 's homophobic tweets have been deleted after the comedian-actor was announced as the host of the 2019 Oscar ceremony on Shortly after the announcement of his hosting role, either Hart or someone else controlling his Twitter account got to work deleting some of his controversial

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  • Some of Kevin Hart's homophobic tweets have been deleted after he was announced as the next Oscars host.
  • Hart has been widely criticized for his history of jokes that use "gay" and "f--" as insults.
  • Many of his other homophobic tweets remain online.
  • In a 2015 interview, Hart suggested he would "never apologize" for his anti-gay jokes.

Kevin Hart's homophobic tweets have been deleted after the comedian-actor was announced as the host of the 2019 Oscar ceremony on Wednesday.

Kevin Hart deleted his tweets with homophobic slurs after being announced as the next Oscars host© The Associated Press Kevin Hart Hart was widely criticized this week after a Hollywood Reporter column floated him as a contender to host the Academy Awards ceremony, which will broadcast on February 24 on ABC. Hart has a long record of making homophobic jokes and insults, and several of his jokes with homophobic slurs resurfaced on Twitter.

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Kevin Hart has deleted some of his homophobic tweets after it was announced that he's hosting the next Oscars . According to Business Insider, Hart has been widely criticized for his history of jokes that use homophobic slurs as insults.

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Shortly after the announcement of his hosting role, either Hart or someone else controlling his Twitter account got to work deleting some of his controversial tweets, according to BuzzFeed News.

Many of Hart's homophobic tweets remain online, including ones that use "gay" and "f--" as insults.

In an interview with Rolling Stone in 2015, Hart suggested he would "never apologize" for his jokes that use gay people as a punchline.

"I'd never allow the public to win for something I know wasn't malicious," he said. "I think people take things so seriously. You send out a tweet - I'm not apologizing for that."

How Kevin Hart Failed to Apologize, Offended the LGBTQ Community and Blew His Oscar Hosting Dreams

How Kevin Hart Failed to Apologize, Offended the LGBTQ Community and Blew His Oscar Hosting Dreams Kevin Hart’s failure to quickly and effectively respond to controversy over his homophobic tweets shows that celebrities have little margin for error when faced with a burgeoning scandal. Over the span of 24 hours, Hart’s dreams of hosting the Oscars went up in smoke after the comic offered up two non-apologies that were alternately churlish, defiant, and indignant. “In this day and age you’ve got minutes, if not seconds to deal with a crisis,” said Andrew Blum, head of the crisis PR firm AJB Communications. “You always offer the most apologetic statement first and he didn’t.” That didn’t happen.

Several other tweets using various homophobic slurs remain on Hart 's account, including one Hart has made quips like these in his stand-up. "One of my biggest fears is my son growing up and When Melissa Villasenor was announced as a new Saturday Night Live cast member in 2016, she deleted

Comedian Kevin Hart on Thursday night said he's pulling out as host of the Academy Awards after he came under fire for old homophobic tweets and Hart posted a video to his Instagram on Thursday evening where he wrote in the caption for people to "stop being negative" in response to criticism that

A representative for Hart didn't immediately reply to INSIDER's request for comment.

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    "We have to stop low-key co-signing homophobia. It's not cool. We won't tolerate jokes that do otherwise," Lemon said on 'CNN Tonight' Friday evening.

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