Kevin Hart Refuses To Apologize For Old Homophobic Tweets!

Danny Woods
December 7, 2018

"Comedian Kevin Hart is cleansing his social media feed after anti-gay tweets by the performer recently resurfaced following his announcement as the next Oscars host", Buzzfeed reported.

GLAAD, the advocacy group for LGBTQ rights, said Thursday that it has reached out to Oscars broadcaster ABC, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and Hart's management to "discuss Kevin's anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and record".

"I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year's Oscar's", Hart wrote. 'I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past'.

Kevin seemingly addressed the tweets in an interview with Rolling Stone in 2015, where he told Jonah Weiner, "I'd never apologize for what was never meant to be disrespectful - I'd never allow the public to win for something I know wasn't malicious".

Unlike when SNL announces new cast members and Twitterers start combing through old tweets looking for any problematic areas whatsoever, Hart's critics knew exactly where to look.

Hart has since deleted some of the anti-gay tweets, mostly dated from 2009-2011.

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"So I just got a call from the Academy, and that call basically said, 'Kevin, apologize for your tweets of old".

Hart, who earlier today expressed that he did not feel a need to apologize because he had already done so several times in the past, nevertheless issued a final apology - along with his decision to remove himself from the ceremony.

"This is not the first time this has come up", he told his Instagram followers shortly after receiving the call from the Academy. "I hope we can meet again".

But would he still be busy loving his kids if one of them came out as gay? If u want to search my history or past and anger yourselves with what u find that is fine with me.

Multiple reports have accused Hart of deleting offending tweets after it was revealed he was set to host the 2019 Academy Awards on Tuesday. "If you choose to not believe me then that's on you.Have a attractive day". But as this is the internet we're talking about, nothing disappears forever. I'm not going to do it, man.

In an earlier Instagram post today, Hart addressed the controversy and said, "I'm nearly 40 years old and I'm in love with the man that I am becoming". I am truly happy people... there is nothing that you can do to change that. Ahead of the 2012 Academy Awards, producer Brett Ratner, who had been paired with host Eddie Murphy, resigned days after using a gay slur at a film screening.

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