Comedian Kevin Hart Set To Host 91ST Academy Awards


After a long search, the Oscars have found their next host in funny man Kevin Hart. The comedian and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the news Tuesday.


“For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same,” Hart wrote on social media. “I said that it would be an opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it would happen when it’s suppose to. I am so happy to say the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars.”


He added, “I will be sure to make this years Oscars a special one. I appreciate the @TheAcademy for the opportunity ….now it’s time to rise to the occasion.”

The Academy retweeted Hart’s message, adding, “Welcome to the family.”
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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