Kevin Hart did not finish the 12 months with a bang, as an alternative, he grew to become the middle of controversy. He was chosen because the host for the Oscars, however on-line researchers have been fast to steal his second by reposting outdated tweets by Hart. In the tweets, Hart used homophobic and transphobic phrases in jokes and jabs at his friends. At first, Hart did not apologize and as an alternative determined to step down from internet hosting the award present. He then apologized for his actions and gained the assist of Ellen Degeneres. According to Entertainment Weekly, Hart apologized once more on Monday throughout his SiriusXM radio present Straight to the Hart.
“I’ll say this, and I need to make this very clear,” Hart said. “Once once more, Kevin Hart apologizes for his remarks that harm members of the LGBTQ group. I apologize.” He then went on to elucidate the jokes in query. “Here is the way it begins off,” he started, describing the script of the joke. “‘I need to say that I’ve no downside with homosexual individuals. I don’t have a homophobic bone in my physique. I would like you to be pleased, be homosexual, be pleased.’ And then I say as a heterosexual male, ‘if I can do one thing to cease my son’… that’s the place the joke begins!” He nonetheless admitted his wrongdoing after breaking down his aspect of the story. “These weren’t phrases that I stated to homosexual people,” Hart stated. “I didn’t say these phrases to individuals, on the time, this was our dumb asses on Twitter going backwards and forwards with one another. We thought it was okay to speak like that, as a result of that’s how we talked to 1 one other. In that, you go, fuck! This is flawed now.”