The Case for Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland from Oh, Hello To Host the Oscars (No, Seriously.)

The hunt for a new Oscars host is back on and, apparently, no one in Hollywood wants the gig. For a hot second, it seemed as though Kevin Hart would host the awards ceremony until negative backlash erupted over past tweets featuring homophobic slurs. Now the hunt has resumed and, over the weekend, the Twitter account for Oh, Hello has been claiming that Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland (played by

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Who’s left to host the Oscars? (List)

Once Kevin Hart was announced as next year’s Academy Awards host, the internet dug up old homophobic tweets leading to a mess of controversy. Last night, the Get Hard star announced that he would be stepping down as this year’s Oscar host. Now the Academy is back to square one. Picking a host for the 2019 Oscars has been a difficult task. The Hollywood Reporter published a viral take on

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Does the Oscars host have to be woke? Does the Oscars host have to be funny?

I don’t pretend to know what’s in Kevin Hart’s heart or going through his head. The comedy star just threw a “Cowboys and Indians” party for his one-year-old’s birthday (not that his new toddler had any say in the ma…

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Kevin Hart withdraws from Oscars gig in impassioned Instagram video; apologizes to LGBTQ community

Kevin Hart will not host the Oscars in 2019. The Night School star withdrew from the job mere days after being selected for the prestigious—but possibly least wanted—gig in all of Hollywood. Hart made the announcement on social media late Thursday night. The blockbuster comedian fell under intense scrutiny from the LGBTQ community after old tweets of his surfaced using homophobic slurs as well as more recent interviews addressing the

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Kevin Hart’s homophobic past is catching up with him

Kevin Hart is in hot water for some homophobic tweets coming back to haunt him. Earlier this week, it was announced that Hart will host the 2019 Oscars. Shortly after the announcement, Twitter started shining a light on tweets, mostly from 2009-2011, where the Night School star made homophobic comments and used anti-gay slurs. Aside from comedian’s habitual use of the word fag, Hart also talks about his son and

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Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Oscars

The Academy Awards will have a brand-new host for 2019: Kevin Hart. Hart broke the news himself tonight via social media. “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…

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Kevin Hart is your 2019 Oscars host

Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards. The blockbuster comedian confirmed his newest job in an Instagram post Tuesday evening. Hart called hosting the Oscars “the opportunity of a lifetime” and thanked his family, friends, and fans for their support. Hart is a great selection by the Oscars’ producers. In addition to being one of the biggest movie stars out there, the Night School actor has already worked on

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Academy Awards hoping to become more popular by adding Oscar category for “popular film”

It just got a little bit easier for a comedy to win a major Academy Award. No, the Oscars aren’t considering great comedies as potential Best Picture nominees, nor are they creating a specific Best Picture (Comedy) category. But the Academy did announce today that they’re adding a new category for “achievement in popular film.” Eligibility […]

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Catch Up on the Weekend’s Award Show Monologues from Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Kroll, and John Mulaney

Over the weekend were two big movie award shows: the Independent Spirit Awards on IFC, and the Oscars on ABC. Both ceremonies featured returning hosts, with Nick Kroll and John Mulaney hosting the Independent Spirit Awards together and late night host Jimmy Kimmel coming back to host the Academy Awards. In case you missed it, […]

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Can we just have a comedy category at The Oscars already?

No really, can we? While anyone outside of Hollywood doesn’t really take awards too seriously, they do, in many ways,… MORE

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