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Kevin Hart stepping down as Oscars host

Kevin Hart stepping down as Oscars host

"Stop looking for reasons to be negative". NOTHING. I work hard on a daily basis to spread positivity to all. with that being said. "I am evolving and want to continue to do so".

"I swear man, our world is becoming beyond insane", begins Hart in his response. You LIVE and YOU LEARN & YOU GROW & YOU MATURE. "I LOVE EVERYBODY", he wrote in the caption to the video. "Please take your negative energy and put it into something constructive". Please.What's understood should never have to be said. "I've done it. I've done it!" a seemingly exasperated Hart said.

Update: Hart posted the following video and accompanying text to Instagram in response to today's flurry of scrutiny. "My team calls me, 'Oh my, God, Kevin, this world is upset about tweets you did years ago.' Guys, I'm nearly 40 years old". If you don't believe people change, grow, evolve as they get older. He said, "Keep in mind, I'm not homophobic". I'm in a great place. Earlier in the day, he said that he is in a "great, mature place" now and asked people not to judge him by his past. "If you're not doing that, get out of my page".

Kevin Hart has stepped down as the host of the 2019 Oscars. While the heads over at the Academy haven't mentioned canceling Hart yet, we've seen damaging tweets derail celebrities before. Hart did not seem to have any such concerns, but nearly immediately after he was announced as the emcee, a long history both onstage and on social media of making derogatory remarks about the LGBT community became a point of contention. "But me, as a heterosexual male, if I can prevent my son from being gay, I will". I've addressed it. I've spoken on it.

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. What bothers me about these is you can tell its not just a joke-there's real truth, anger & fear behind these. Do what you want to do. In an interview a year ago, he told Parade, "I had one gay joke in my career and it was about my son at a birthday party, and it was before things got as P.C.as they are now".

Hart responded to the criticism with a black and white video on Instagram, alongside a long message.

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"I just got a call from the Academy and that call basically said, 'Kevin, apologize for your tweets of old or we're going to have to move on and find another host, '" Hart said in an Instagram video posted last Thursday night.

The choice of Hart for host was only announced on Tuesday. "I can't lie I got scared!"

"I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars", Hart continued. "I passed on the apology".

"I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now".

He followed up that tweet with another: "I then explained to them that it's hard to know what angry things people are saying when you stay away from the places that angry people love".


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