The US comedian Kevin Hart has cancelled his presentation of the Oscar because of homophobia-accusations against him – just two days after his appointment. The Oscar Academy gave him the choice to apologize either, or the Moderation, said the 39-Year-old in an Instagram Video. He had explained his Comments, however, on several occasions. In addition, the Tweets, to be almost ten years old.
Previously, Twitter had users made on HART’s Tweets and jokes from the years 2009 to 2011, carefully. Then, the Tweets have been deleted, as the Hollywood Reporter reported. In 2011, tweeted Hart thus: “When my son comes home with the doll house my daughter plays, I’m going to make it about his head broken and say: ‘stop, that’s gay’.” In addition, he is supposed to have according to media reports repeated homophobic swear words used.
“I want to be no distraction in a night that should be celebrated by so many great, talented artists,” said Hart his withdrawal from the Oscar-Moderation. At the same time, he apologized but then: “I’m sorry that I hurt people. I’m going to evolve and will continue to do so. I would like to bring people together and not separate.”
The Stand-up Comedian would, for the first time hosting the award ceremony of the most popular film awards in the world. In the past two years, Late-Night-Show host Jimmy Kimmel had taken over the Moderation of the award ceremony – he had praised the choice of Harts to the Moderator.
The Academy must now find a replacement. The Oscars will be in the night of the 25th. February awarded in Los Angeles.