It’s official! Kevin Hart has confirmed on Tuesday that he will “finally” host the Academy Awards.
The comedian wrote on Instagram, “For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same…I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s suppose to. I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars.”
He continued: “I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time. To be able to join the legendary list of host that have graced that stage is unbelievable.”
Hosting the Oscars is a tough gig and everyone from Anne Hathaway to Seth MacFarlane were slammed for their emceeing skills — and Kevin Hart was already getting the side-eye from some Twitter users.
With Oscar night scheduled for Feb. 24, 2019, Hart has nearly three months to prepare. Twitter will surely be on fire that night, what with its obligatory peanut congregation critiques.
Nonetheless, it’s a huge accomplishment for the Philly native. Can’t a brother live?
Check out the mixed reactions below.
Ouch! Twitter Has Mixed Reactions To Kevin Hart Hosting The Oscars was originally published on newsone.com
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Oscars will be hosted by Kevin Hart!!,— 💜🦔 Is A Stupid Walnut Haver (@fodlans_locket) December 5, 2018
kevin hart hosting the oscars?— 𝚍𝚊𝚓𝚊™ (@_dajawajaa) December 5, 2018
whew chile, the ghetto
Me when they bring out The Rock to be mean to Kevin Hart multiple times during the Oscars pic.twitter.com/5Ey86mUkdc— Meg Brady (@themegbrady) December 5, 2018
Wait a minute, they got Kevin Hart to host the Oscars next year? That show will definitely be interesting given that Kevin can either be funny or annoy you with his antics. He better have a strong writing team to back him up.— Michael™ Agent Of SHIELD (Level 7) (@SecretAvenger22) December 5, 2018
KEVIN HART is hosting the Oscars?? https://t.co/UZqdaXFmQ8— jack (@genericgaystuff) December 5, 2018
.@KevinHart4real is going to host the Oscars.— Sachin Nayak (@SachinNayak1607) December 5, 2018
All is good with the world today.