Kevin Hart is confirmed to be formally internet hosting the 91st Academy Awards. He would be the fourth African American to host the present, following Richard Pryor (1977, 1983), Whoopi Goldberg (1993, 1995, 1998, 2001) and Chris Rock (2005, 2016).
I feel Kevin Hart is hilarious. I take pleasure in his stand-up comedy and many of the movies that he’s been part of. They man simply makes me chuckle and I’m truly type of excited to see what sort of humor he brings to the Oscars.
I haven’t actually loved watching the Oscars the previous few years. It simply hasn’t been as entertaining because it was once. For me, I feel that the leisure facet of the present has been changed with politics. Hopefully, Hart can deliver the enjoyable again to the present! The comic had this to say in an Instagram submit:
For years I’ve been requested if I’d ever Host the Oscars and my reply was at all times the identical…I mentioned that it might be the chance of a lifetime for me as a comic and that it’ll occur when it’s suppose to. I’m so completely satisfied to say that the day has lastly come for me to host the Oscars. I’m blown away just because this has been a purpose on my checklist for a very long time….To have the ability to be part of the legendary checklist of host which have graced that stage is unbelievable. I do know my mother is smiling from ear to ear proper now. I need to thank my household/pals/followers for supporting me & using with me all this time….I’ll you should definitely make this years Oscars a particular one. I admire the @TheAcademy for the chance ….now it’s time to rise to the event #Oscars
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It’s fairly cool to see that he’s so excited and completely satisfied to land the gig. I’m positive he’ll have a blast with it. What do you all take into consideration Hart internet hosting the Oscars subsequent 12 months?
This 12 months, the Award ceremony will solely final three hours, and there’s nonetheless dialogue on whether or not or not they’ll embrace the “Well-liked” movie class.
The 2019 Academy Awards will happen on February 24th on ABC. Nominations are set for January 22nd.