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Kevin Hart quits as 2019 Oscars host after anti-gay tweets resurface

4 monthes ago   |   By Politicus USA

Comedian Kevin Hart stepped down on Thursday from hosting the 2019 Oscar ceremony after “insensitive words” about gays he tweeted in the past resurfaced online. The 39-year-old comedian and “Ride Along” actor had announced on Tuesday that he would host the Academy Awards, the film industry's highest honors. “I have made the choice...
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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host over his past anti-gay tweets

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JAKE COYLE
NEW YORK - Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.
Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because he didn't want to be a distraction. “I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past,” wrote Hart.
Hart stepped aside just about an hour after refusing to apologize for tweets that resurfaced after he was announced as Oscars host on Tuesday. In a video...
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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after furor over homophobic tweets

4 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

Kevin Hart is stepping down from hosting the Oscars after homophobic tweets surfaced on Thursday.
The tweets, between 2009 and 2011, included derogatory language referring to gay people and made disparaging comments about sexuality. Some of the tweets have since been deleted.
One of the tweets from 2011, that has since been deleted, 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'.”
“I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year's Oscar's,” Hart, who is currently performing in...
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Kevin Hart steps down as the Oscars host after criticism over past homophobic tweets

Kevin Hart steps down as the Oscars host after criticism over past homophobic tweets

4 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host following backlash over old tweets

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Just 2 days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets.
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