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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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Some are unhappy with previous homophobic comments, while having a raving homophobe like kevin hart host an event as gay as the oscars is like if I was the announcer for the super bowl. Selecting # KevinHart as the Oscar host is a quick fix to a bigger issue #OscarsSoWhite what about

Hart has a rather vile history of documented homophobia , ranging from offensive standup clangers to dumb interview statements to puerile tweets to a whole embarrassing film filled with it. In 2010 during his Seriously Funny standup special, Hart delivered an extended joke based on a fear of his

  • 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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The comedian is hosting next year’s Academy Awards thanks partly to its diversity drive, but his close-to-the-bone style has potential for gaffes social media will leap on.

Kevin Hart has been tapped to host the 2019 Academy Awards, which could shape up to be the most diverse to date with many films featuring LGBT characters being honored. And as people react to the news, an old "joke" the comedic actor made — about not wanting his son to be gay — is circulating.

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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However, Hart ’s hiring is being met with some backlash online from film writers and Oscar pundits. Erik Anderson, the founder of Awards Watch, took Lee accompanied Hart ’s quotes with the caption, “And the Oscar for most homophobic host ever goes to…” In that same special, Hart performed a skit

Kevin Hart is officially set to host the 91st Academy Awards ceremony. "I will be sure to make this years The last two Oscar shows were hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and produced by Michael De Luca and Instead, six to eight categories will be announced before the audience at the Dolby Theatre in

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

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