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Kevin Hart To Host Oscars 2019

Published: Tuesday 4th Dec 2018 by Sam

Kevin Hart has booked many a role, but his latest may be one of his biggest yet.

For, the funnyman has just been confirmed as the host of the 91st Oscars. 

Details below…

Immediately following a formal announcement, Hart took to social media to confirm the news.

He billed the gig as “the opportunity of a lifetime” and that he’s “blown away” by the fact he gets to fulfil one of his all-time goals.

And he’s not exaggerated.

The star has been vocal about his desire to host the Academy Awards, saying in 2015:

“That would be a major accomplishment. With what I’ve done and the progress I’ve made in my career, that’s definitely the next major step, I feel, for a comedian,”

Check out his full post from tonight…

 

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For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same…I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s suppose to. I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars. I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time….To be able to join the legendary list of host that have graced that stage is unbelievable. I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now. I want to thank my family/friends/fans for supporting me & riding with me all this time….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 #Oscars

A post shared by Kevin Hart (@kevinhart4real) on

Hart, who previously hosted the MTV Movie Awards, will anchor Hollywood’s biggest calendar night on Sunday February 24th live on ABC.

Congrats!

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  1. Ughhh December 4, 2018

    I see they want to stick to hiring host that aren’t funny…

  2. Meteorite December 4, 2018

    I personally don’t find him funny but congrats

  3. Tino December 5, 2018

    Most lame, unfunny, and overated comedian EVER

  4. Brent Christopher December 5, 2018

    he’s a TERRIBLE “comedian” & tries waaaay TOO HARD!

  5. SMH December 5, 2018

    I don’t think he’s that funny, but major congrats to him! Fulfilling a lifetime goal is always a great thing!

  6. Karter December 5, 2018

    I usually don’t like to use the term “overrated” but uhh…Kevin Hart is overrated lol. His facial expressions are funny tho 🤷🏾‍♂️

  7. Maxx December 5, 2018

    He appeals to other races more than African Americans IMO. I will say I enjoy his standup WAAAAYYY more than his movies.

  8. The Truth December 5, 2018

    I won’t be watching now.

    He is too ugly to look at. And his voice ….. yuck.

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