Who is hosting Oscars 2019? This is the most asked question these days according to the Google trends.
But unfortunately, the answer is same. After much speculation, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has confirmed there will be no host for the 2019 Oscars.
The 91st Annual Academy Awards will have no
In December, comedian Kevin Hart pulled out of hosting the ceremony following a controversy over old homophobic tweets.
He said he did not want to be a distraction and that he was “sorry he had hurt people
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ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke said this year’s ceremony on 24 February in Los Angeles would “just have presenters host the Oscars”.
The decision was taken after Hart’s withdrawal, she said.
A number of Academy Awards ceremonies have had no host. The last time, in 1989, proved highly controversial, not least due to an opening number featuring Rob Lowe and an actress dressed as Disney’s Snow White.
A group of leading Hollywood figures wrote an open letter after the ceremony, calling the telecast “an embarrassment to both the Academy and the entire motion picture industry”.
The Walt Disney Company also filed a legal action against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, accusing the organisation of copyright infringement.
The role of anchoring the Oscars has thrown up problems for a number of hosts since then. The Hollywood Reporter has described it as “the least wanted job in Hollywood”.
The controversy about Hart’s tweets and the choice not to replace him with a single host follows a difficult few years for the Academy.
Well, we know now who is hosting the Oscars 2019 and how it is going to be done. We have set our mind and looking forward to the 91st Academy Awards on February 24.