Kevin Hart quits 2019 Oscars host job after insensitive tweets resurface
07 December 2018 | 12:41 pm
Comedian Kevin Hart on Thursday stepped down from hosting the 2019 Oscar ceremony after "insensitive words" about the LGBTQ community he tweeted in the past appeared online.
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