Kevin Hart has stepped down as the host of Oscars 2019 due to his anti gay tweets

Dec 07 2018 11:51 AM
Kevin Hart has stepped down as the host of Oscars 2019 due to his anti gay tweets

The world-famous actor-comedian Kevin Hart is in trouble nowadays.  A few days back, Kevin Hart was selected as the new for the upcoming Oscars. But now it seems that Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have to look for a new host as Kevin Hart has stepped down.

Actor-comedian to his Twitter to reveal about the same. His Tweet reads 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. I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past."A few hours ago, he took to Instagram to share how he received an ultimatum from Academy organizers to apologize for his past homophobic tweets. 
 
In the Instagram video, Kevin Hart said, 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.’ I’m talking about the tweets from 2009 and 2010,” He further added that “I chose to pass on the apology. The reason why I passed is because I’ve addressed this several times. 

 

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