Kevin Hart Ellen DeGeneres Interview – Kevin Hart appeared on Friday’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” where Ellen DeGeneres revealed to Kevin Hart that she wants him to host next month’s Oscars.
Kevin Hart Ellen DeGeneres Interview:
Kevin Hart stepped down in early December after facing homophobic comments, trolls, jokes and tweets. “The Upside” actor tweeted “I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year’s Oscar’s. … This is because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists, I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past.”
Kevin Hart appeared on Friday’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” where Ellen DeGeneres revealed to Kevin Hart that she wants him to host next month’s Oscars. Ellen DeGeneres told to Hart that she had phoned the Academy the same day they taped their interview because Ellen wants Kevin Hart to have the gig and the organization also still wants Hart to host.
In Kevin Hart Ellen DeGeneres Interview, DeGeneres said she told the Academy, “I have no idea if he wants to come back and host, but what are your thoughts? And they were like, ‘Oh my God, we want him to host. We feel like that maybe he misunderstood or it was handled wrong or maybe we said the wrong thing but we want him to host. Whatever we can do we would be thrilled”.
Ellen DeGeneres tweeted, “However you feel about this, the only positive way through it is to talk about it. Thank you for being here,”
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 4, 2019