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Kevin Hart facing backlash over homophobic tweets after being named Oscars host

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Friday, 7 December 2018 ()

Kevin Hart facing backlash over homophobic tweets after being named Oscars hostKevin Hart's response Thursday to criticism over earlier homophobic tweets has further inflamed a backlash to the comedian, two days after he was named host of the upcoming Academy Awards.
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Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.

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