Kevin Hart Holds Rainbow Flag As An Erected Statue Ahead Of The Oscars

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An artist revealed his newest piece, "Hollow Apology," on Thursday in anticipation of the Oscars scheduled to air tonight. Plastic Jesus created a golden statue in Kevin Hart's likeness. The sculpture, which additionally resembles the tokens handed to Academy Award winners, holds the rainbow flag, an emblem of the LGBTQ+ group. Plastic Jesus provided this work as a critique of the comic's apology that rose from his homophobic tweet scandal.

Hart's mea culpa was acquired as a frail effort. “It took him a while to apologize. And it was by no means an important apology. It was a number of excuses,” Plastic Jesus mentioned.

“For many years, most nations have been eradicating homophobia and hate, however now with the present local weather on this nation, it appears acceptable once more,” he continued. “It’s like being again within the 1970s.”

The artist expressed how the leisure business and its figures ought to show extra consciousness and solidarity, particularly since “a lot of the output in Hollywood is created by individuals within the LGBTQ group.”

Kevin Hart Holds Rainbow Flag As An Erected Statue Ahead Of The Oscars
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The guerilla artist beforehand made headlines final yr for his depiction of Harvey Weinstein on a casting sofa. The golden statue was positioned on the identical intersection as "Hollow Apology," a pair blocks from the annual Oscars telecast.