Kevin Hart Steps Down From Hosting The Oscars After His Old Homophobic Tweets Resurfaced Online

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Well that was quick.

Just two days ago comedian Kevin Hart announced that he was hosting the 2019 Academy Awards.

Hart’s hiring received intense backlash from the LGBTQ community after his old homophobic tweets resurfaced on the social media site.

Tonight, Hart took to Twitter to announce that he had stepped down from hosting the Oscars because he didn’t want to be a distraction.

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