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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

Some of Kevin Hart 's homophobic tweets have been deleted after he was announced as the next Oscars host . Hart has been widely criticized Hart was widely criticized this week after a Hollywood Reporter column floated him as a contender to host the Academy Awards ceremony, which will

  • 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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Days after it was announced that Kevin Hart would host the 2019 Academy Awards, backlash over some of his past comments prompted him to respond to his But early Friday morning, other tweets that included homophobic slurs or used the phrase “gay face” as an insult remained on his account.

Kevin Hart announced on Twitter early Friday morning that he was stepping down from hosting this year’s Oscars ceremony after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences asked him to apologize for a number of his old tweets that used homophobic language, which he initially refused

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."

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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 Wednesday. © The Associated Press Kevin Hart Hart was widely criticized this week after a Hollywood Reporter column floated him as a contender to host the

Kevin Hart is stepping down from hosting the Oscars after homophobic tweets surfaced on Thursday. Kevin Hart . In one of the tweets from 2011, among some that have been deleted , the Hart announced on his official Instagram page that he would host the Academy Awards for the first

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

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    Key parties involved in the annual Oscars telecast are open to the return of Kevin Hart as host, one insider close to the event told Variety, following an alternately contrite and defiant appearance on “The Ellen Show” on Thursday. Leadership at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC, the network that broadcasts the telecast, are open to Hart resuming his role as emcee if he signals that he wants the job. That message could come through a spokesperson or on social media, where Hart maintains an active presence on Instagram and Twitter, the individual added.

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