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Since Kevin Hart decided to decline the invitation from the Academy to host this years Oscars, a scramble has ensued to replace the comedic megastar. There are at least two people that can be crossed off the list of potential candidates, and you can read about why in this post from

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They ain’t rocking with the idea.

As most people know by now, Kevin Hart was set to host the Oscars. He seemed enthusiastic about the prospect but ultimately stepped down from the job after receiving criticism for his past tweets that were deemed homophobic. Finding a replacement for the comedian seems to be quite the feat since the ceremony’s organizers are said to be scrambling now. Many people have been named by the public as potential hosts including Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey who have both shot down the suggestion.

When asked about playing the role, Oprah smiled and seemed amused by the idea but her answer is clear. She responded with a cutting hand gestures and a simple “no.”



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