It has emerged that famous comedian and red carpet host Kevin Hart may still host the Academy Awards in February after all.
Kevin hart had made a joke, via Twitter, which some considered offensive. He was asked to mapologize but he refused to, on the grounds thatbhe had made a similar joke in the past.
Then he took the decision to step don as the Academy host, and the apologized. But it is being said that he might be brought back for the role of the Academy Awards host.
City Magazine, quoting a source, said: “There has been a steady stream of buzz that things might work out between Kevin and the Academy.
“The Academy never really axed him – they wanted him to apologise – he wouldn’t, and then he was the one to drop out.”
Ellen De’Generes of The Ellen Show interviewed Kevin Hart over the whole controversy. Thereafter she had taken to Twitter, where she dropped the following words: “I had an incredible and honest conversation with @KevinHart4real about hosting the #Oscars. It was supposed to air on Monday. I don’t want you to have to wait, so now it’s gonna air tomorrow.”
So it is safe to say one should still look forward to Kevin Hart hosting the Academy Awards in February.