Kevin Hart famously stepped down from internet hosting the 2019 Oscars after previous Tweets had been rediscovered the place he used homophobic phrases. Hart, like most comedians, has used disparaging phrases for a lot of totally different races, genders, cultures, and sexualities inside his jokes. Political correctness threatens the artwork type of comedy, and Hart was simply the newest instance of how trolls will use previous social media posts to tear down celebrities. Hart not too long ago sat down with Ellen Degeneres, and spoke in depth about the complete scandal.
“To any assault, there’s one other aspect,” Hart defined. “There’s at all times an A-side and there’s a B-side. On my aspect, I say brazenly, I’m fallacious for my previous phrases. I mentioned it, I perceive that. I do know that. My children know when their dad messes up, I’m in entrance of it as a result of I wish to be an instance in order that they know what to do. In this case, it’s powerful for me as a result of it was an assault. This wasn’t an accident, it wasn’t a coincidence. It wasn’t a coincidence that the day after I obtained the job that tweets simply manifested from 2008.” Ellen defended Hart, and as a former Oscars host, she reached out to the Academy on his behalf. “They had been like, ‘Oh my God, we would like him to host,'” DeGeneres acknowledged. “‘We really feel like perhaps it was misunderstood or it was dealt with fallacious or perhaps we mentioned the fallacious factor, however we would like him to host. Whatever we may do, we might be thrilled.’” Check out the dialog beneath.