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EntertainmentWhy the Oscars may have a tough time replacing Kevin Hart

00:30  11 december  2018
00:30  11 december  2018 Source:   wonderwall.com

Academy President John Bailey: Why Kevin Hart Is the Right Choice to Host the Oscars

Academy President John Bailey: Why Kevin Hart Is the Right Choice to Host the Oscars Kevin Hart is ready for his Oscar close-up. And now the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president John Bailey tells Variety that he’s “very excited” to see what the funny man will do when he makes his hosting debut next year. 

On paper, hosting the Academy Awards should be at the top of any entertainer's bucket list. In reality, that's not the case, and the Academy is finding that out the hard way. The Academy has been scrambling to replace Kevin Hart as the Oscars host, but the search hasn't been fruitful.

What Kevin Hart should’ve said as he quit Oscars . This places my childhood in the late eighties, in one of the tough districts of Philadelphia. Perhaps I feel like I wouldn’t relate to him, or be afraid that he would face a tougher life, or perhaps I want him to settle down and have a traditional family.

On paper, hosting the Academy Awards should be at the top of any entertainer's bucket list. In reality, that's not the case, and the Academy is finding that out the hard way.

The Academy has been scrambling to replace Kevin Hart as the Oscars host, but the search hasn't been fruitful. TMZ reports that it all has to do with money.

Why the Oscars may have a tough time replacing Kevin Hart © Griffin Lipson/BFA/REX/Shutterstock Kevin Hart attends the TimesTalks session in New York City on Sept. 20, 2018.

"The infamously small paycheck for hosting the Oscars has been an underlying issue for the Academy for a long time," the website reports. "The Academy doesn't like to shell out for a host because they consider it the opportunity of a lifetime."

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

Kevin Hart deleted his tweets with homophobic slurs after being announced as the next Oscars host Kevin 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. © 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.

Following Kevin Hart 's unexpected exit as Oscars host, the Academy is considering going without an official host at all for 2019's ceremony. The surprise announcement came after homophobic tweets and statements resurfaced in the days after his confirmation as the Oscars ' host.

Kevin Hart issues another formal apology, this time on his radio show, saying, "We thought it was okay to talk like that, because that’s how we talked to one January 30, 2019. The Oscars still don't have a host (and probably won't, at this point) and Kevin found himself in the middle of the same controversy

For some, that's true. Before Kevin stepped down as host in light several offensive tweets, he was thrilled to serve as host.

How much (or how little) does the gig actually pay? Jimmy Kimmel said he got $15,000 to host in 2017. Considering the scrutiny, pressure and preparation that comes along with the job, that paycheck isn't worth it for many of entertainment's biggest stars.

Why the Oscars may have a tough time replacing Kevin Hart © Kevin Winter / Getty Images Host Jimmy Kimmel delivers his opening monologue at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 4, 2018.

Since the show needs to fill Kevin's void in a hurry, TMZ notes that whoever the Academy is approaching to host has some serious leverage at the negotiating table.

Related video: The Timeline of Kevin Hart’s Oscars Debacle (via Inside Edition)

GLAAD says Kevin Hart ‘shouldn’t have stepped down’ from Oscars: ‘He should have stepped up’

GLAAD says Kevin Hart ‘shouldn’t have stepped down’ from Oscars: ‘He should have stepped up’ Kevin Hart: GLAAD says Oscars host shouldn't have dropped out

Kevin Hart deleted his tweets with homophobic slurs after being announced as the next Oscars host: GLAAD says Kevin Hart ‘shouldn’t have stepped down’ from Hart has a long record of making homophobic jokes and insults, and several of his jokes with homophobic slurs resurfaced on Twitter.

To Jerry Seinfeld, the fallout between Kevin Hart and the Oscars is their problem, not Kevin 's. " Kevin is in a position because he's a brilliant comedian to Seinfeld, 64, who has commented on comedians under fire throughout the year, thinks Hart will walk away unscathed from his drama of stepping down

Kevin Hart Rules Out Hosting Oscars: 'I'm Over It'.
Kevin Hart officially ended discussion about him hosting the 2019 Academy Awards on Wednesday, telling "Good Morning America" that he was "over" the negative attention surrounding his old homophobic tweets and wanted to move on. "There is no ending to it. If you keep feeding this energy, then it's going to grow. You're not getting no more of my energy from it. I'm not giving no more, because it's endless," Hart told host Michael Strahan. "I want

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