Comedian Kevin Hart Set To Host 91ST Academy Awards

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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.

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“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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