Kevin Hart's associates have defended him amid the homophobic joke scandal, which led to his stepping down from internet hosting the Oscars. Ellen Degeneres went so far as contacting the Academy to see if they could rethink their choice, which they finally did. Now, many people are criticizing Ellen Degeneres for her empathy and kindness in direction of Hart. Social media customers are expressing disappointment with the truth that she spoke on behalf of the entire LBGT group whereas he remarks have harmed one explicit faction. CNN reporter Don Lemon has voice related sentiments. View the clip beneath.
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In considered one of his segments, Lemon breaks down why Kevin Hart can't obtain forgiveness for the reason that comic has but to ask for it within the first place. According to Lemon, though Kevin has addressed the difficulty of his homophobic jokes, he has by no means really provided "an apology or the phrases 'I am sorry.'" Later, the journalist turns his consideration to Ellen Degeneres. "Honestly, Ellen would not communicate for the entire group. We want to talk up for the younger black folks, particularly younger black males," he acknowledged. "I am a homosexual Black man, I do not know what it is wish to be a white lesbian." From there, he then drew the conclusion of her being ignorant in direction of the struggles of homosexual Black males and encourages her to be receptive of their requires change.
George M. Johnson, together with many different social media customers, additionally agrees that Ellen might have overstepped.