Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars 2019 Host

Kevin Hart has stepped down as host of the 2019 Oscars. The comedian made the announcement on social media, posting a tweet and a video on Instagram on Thursday after his past anti-gay comments resurfaced. “I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year’s Oscar’s … this is because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists,” he tweeted.

The actor had made the announcement of being the host for the 2019 Academy Awards earlier this week . In an Instagram video, Hart says the Academy issued an ultimatum for him to apologise for the comments. His fans are not happy, as they were looking forward to seeing the comedian host the awards.

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