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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: The Oscar statuette is seen backstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Report: 2019 Oscars Will Have No Host

The Academy is reportedly moving ahead with a hostless Oscars following the ouster of Kevin Hart over the resurfacing of homophobic jokes. 

Kevin Hart arrives on the red carpet for the 87th Oscars on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Kevin Hart Apologizes Again for Past Gay Jokes

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart once again expressed his regret at homophobic jokes he made in the past, despite reports that he will not take back his role as host of next month’s Oscars ceremony. Last month, Hart decided to

Kevin Hart arrives on the red carpet for the 87th Oscars on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

NYT Editor Defends Kevin Hart: ‘We Are Setting Standards Nobody Can Meet’

New York Times editor Susan Fowler wrote in an opinion-editorial that the ousting of comedian Kevin Hart as host of the Oscars over the resurfacing of his previous gay jokes sets unattainable standards of uprightness and called for the A-lister to be forgiven, citing his heartfelt apology.

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 08: Actor Kevin Hart attends the 2016 GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont on December 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)

GLAAD CEO: Kevin Hart Should Not Have Quit as Oscars Host

GLAAD, the country’s largest advocacy organization dedicated to defending the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people, said Friday that actor-comedian Kevin Hart should not have quit as host of the Oscars, arguing the A-lister should have instead used his platform to promote unity.

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Roastmaster Kevin Hart attends The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber at Sony Pictures Studios on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber will air on March 30, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty …

Hollywood Is Blacklisting Kevin Hart, But Not over Old Gay Jokes

Unlike Joy Reid, Alec Baldwin, and Jimmy Kimmel, Kevin Hart does not behave in the way an entertainer is “supposed” to behave, most especially a black entertainer: Kevin Hart is apolitical. He does not trash Trump, he does not trash Republicans, he does not trash Trump supporters or Christians.