Oscars 2019: Kevin Hart says he definitely won't return as host

A new report says the ceremony will go host-less for the first time in three decades. I'm over the moment.

He told "GMA" he's not giving any more explanations.

He continued: "I have explained how I've evolved, which makes me say, 'I'm over it.' I'm not saying how I've changed any more".

"If you didn't [hear the apology], I don't know what you're looking for", he continued.

'I'm a good person.

Kevin Hart says he has repeatedly apologised for his homophobic jokes.

Hart added it's "hard to predict what can happen". Moreover, I think the Oscars should be trying to appeal to serious movie lovers, not people who may or may not tune in to see Lady Gaga perform.

His comments come two days after he formally apologized again to the LGBTQ community on his SiriusXM show "Straight from The Hart" for past homophobic comments and slurs.

"We thought it was OK to talk like that because that's how we talked to one another", he said. This is wrong now.

"And then I say as a heterosexual male, if I can do something to stop my son ... that's where the joke starts!" he said, explaining the 2010 joke.

He added: "You shouldn't have to prove that, you shouldn't have to justify that".

"The Academy, they're fantastic people", he added.

But he also said that, "In the fight for equality, that means that there has to be an acceptance for change. It's his choice as an American. then you can feel about it however you want".

After Philipps said that it would be "super lame" for there to be no host at all, Mandel expressed the issues he has with awards shows in general.

Speaking with Strahan Wednesday about potentially hosting the Oscars in the future, Hart said, "if it does [happen], it does, but it's not the conversation of today". I've done it. I've done it several times, I've tweeted it, I've talked about it when I went on Ellen, I said it on my radio show, I'm just done.

On Friday, Jan. 4, he went on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to address the tweets further and also discuss dropping out of hosting the Oscars due to the controversy.

But CNN's Don Lemon offered an emotional and thoughtful rebuttal to Hart's indifferent and indignant reaction, calling the plight of gay and black children a matter of "life and death", asking Hart to become an ally to a group of young Americans who live in danger due to cultural homophobia and backlash.

In an interview with Good Morning America's Michael Strahan on Wednesday (January 9), the U.S. comedian and actor said: "I'm not hosting the Oscars this year".

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