Kevin Hart to Host the 2019 Oscars

With the type of year Kevin Hart has had, it’s not surprising that he’s landed such a big gig like the 91st Academy Awards. He will be hosting the Oscars in 2019.

Last year, it was Jimmy Kimmel who hosted, but it seems like it will be funny man and movie star Kevin who will hold it down the award show to try to boost the ratings from all-time low of 24.4 million viewers in 2018.

The 91st Academy Awards will air Sunday, February 24 on ABC.

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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. 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. I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now. I want to thank my family/friends/fans for supporting me & riding with me all this time….I will be sure to make this years Oscars a special one. I appreciate the @TheAcademy for the opportunity ….now it’s time to rise to the occasion #Oscars

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