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EntertainmentKevin Hart Rules Out Hosting Oscars: 'I'm Over It'

17:06  09 january  2019
17:06  09 january  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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JUST WATCHED. Kevin Hart steps down from hosting Oscars . In one of the tweets from 2011, among some that have been deleted, the comedian-actor said, "Yo if my son comes home & try's 2 play with my daughters doll house I ' m going 2 break it over his head & say n my voice 'stop that's gay'."

Comedian Kevin Hart on Friday ruled out the possibility of re-accepting an invitation to host the Hart , who stepped down from hosting the Oscars last month following an uproar over anti-gay It ’s done,” Hart said. “The moment came and it was a blessing and I was excited at the opportunity and I

Kevin Hart Rules Out Hosting Oscars: 'I'm Over It' © TheWrap kevin hart

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 everybody to know I'm done with it. It's a choice that I've personally made to say I'm not addressing it anymore."

"I'm over it," he said repeatedly.

Oprah said she will NOT host the Oscars... after her friend Kevin Hart stepped down from the job due to furor over old homophobic jokes

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Kevin Hart , seen attending the NFL Honors ceremony in February. Just a couple of days after he was announced as host of the next Oscars awards "Yo if my son comes home & try's 2 play with my daughters doll house I ' m going 2 break it over his head & say n my voice 'stop that's gay,' " reads one

Kevin Hart lost his job hosting the Oscars after the Academy belatedly discovered his old And he still would be the host of the 2019 Academy Awards, had he not violated one of the sacrosanct rules of life “Yo if my son comes home & try’s 2 play with my daughters doll house I ’ m going 2 break it over

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Kevin Hart says he’s out as Oscars host after outrage over homophobic tweets. “Yo if my son comes home & try’s 2 play with my daughters doll house I ’ m going 2 break it over his head & say n my voice ‘stop that’s gay,’ ” read a 2011 tweet that Hart deleted this week, according to BuzzFeed News.

Updated Dec. 7. 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 critics on Instagram. Then on Friday, he announced that he was not going to host the event.

Hart was dropped by the Oscars after multiple old tweets emerged showing his previous use of homophobic slurs. Hart fanned the flames when critics said an initial apology offered was insufficiently contrite. His image has rebounded somewhat with sympathetic appearances on "Ellen," though he has continued to face backlash, including from CNN anchor Don Lemon, who said it was not Degeneres' place to forgive Hart.

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