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‘I sincerely apologize': Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old homophobic tweets

12 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - Just two days after been named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.
Capping a swift 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 on Instagram, Hart said...
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Kevin Hart steps down from hosting Oscars following outcry over previous anti-gay tweets

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting Oscars following outcry over previous anti-gay tweets

12 days ago   |   By KSBW

The controversial tweets surfaced after the comedian announced he would be hosting the 91st annual Academy Awards.
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The Latest: Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host

12 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - The Latest on the Academy Awards :
12:10 a.m.
Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian.
Hart posted on Twitter early Friday an apology to the LGBTQ community for his past words.
He said he stepped down so as not to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists.
-- 8:30 p.m.
Kevin Hart's response to criticism over earlier homophobic tweets has further inflamed the backlash to the newly minted Oscar host.
On Thursday, Hart wrote on Instagram that critics should...
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