Tag: kevin hart

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Pivots from Basically Playing Himself in a Film to Actually Playing Himself in a Film

Actor Dwayne Johnson attends the European Premiere of ‘Rampage’ on April 11, 2018 in London, England. Photo: Jeff Spicer (Getty Images) Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has mastered the fine art of dominating a genre or character type and delivering an army of films while getting paid for it. And I mean, getting hella paid for […]

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Frotcast 398: Live (Not Really) From Foodbeast Headquarters

Via wp-image-401650007   http://media.blubrry.com/frotcast/s/content.blubrry.com/frotcast/398_Live_From_Foodbeast_But_Not_Live_.mp3 Click to download here. If the Frotcast sounds mad profesh-ish this week it’s because we were down in Santa Ana recording in a real studio. Well, a real business, anyway, at Foodbeast HQ. Sitting in with Matt and Vince were Geoff Kutnick (second from right) and Elie Ayrouth (left) from Foodbeast and Uproxx […]

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Oscars Now Considering Host-less Show After Offering Job to Single, Solitary Straight Male

Photo: Getty Images Another day, another long-standing American institution revealing it has learned absolutely nothing. After Kevin Hart’s decision to relinquish his duties as host after coming under fire for homophobic tweets, and not even a year after the #MeToo movement exposed the depths of bigotry and sexism in Hollywood to the world, the Academy […]

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Billy Eichner Has Weighed In On Nick Cannon’s Tweets About Sarah Silverman And Others

TruTV The Kevin Hart Oscars scandal has moved with Trump-level speed, all while being Trump-level dense. The story so far: On Tuesday, Kevin Hart swooped in as the official host of this February’s Oscars. By Thursday night, he had resigned, after attention was drawn to past homophobic tweets. (The show may now go host-less.) On […]

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Kevin Hart’s Defenders Said More Than They Realized

Photos via Daniel Zuchnick and John Shearer/Getty Images. Last week, Kevin Hart announced that he would step down as the host of the 2019 Oscars amid controversy over his homophobic tweets from 2011. He claimed he had already addressed the tweets previously and didn’t think it was necessary to apologize again, instead opting to walk […]

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Nick Cannon Defended Kevin Hart By Posting Other Comedian’s Gay Slur-Filled Tweets

Getty Image Kevin Hart has had his share of defenders in the wake of the Oscars scandal, which found him turning down the job of hosting next year’s show after numerous old homophobic tweets were found on his timeline. One of those is Nick Cannon. The rapper, comedian, and actor took to Twitter, re-tweeting similar […]

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Snoop Dogg Has Some Supportive, Graphic Advice For Kevin Hart In The Wake Of His Oscars Hosting Fiasco

Kevin Hart may currently be the object of ire for many since stepping down from his Oscars hosting gig, but he still has one person in his corner: Snoop Dogg. Snoop, who recently celebrated 25 years as a solo artist, made an Instagram post showing support for Kevin as he deals with the fall out […]

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Kevin Hart and The Oscars: Redemption Must Be Available, Even to Former ‘Homophobes’

LAGUNA BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Kevin Hart attends the WSJ Tech D.Live at Montage Laguna Beach on November 13, 2018 in Laguna Beach, California.Photo: Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for The Wall Street Journal and WSJ. Magazine Kevin Hart messed up. He messed up several years ago when he decided to craft a series of homophobic tweets that still […]

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Kevin Hart Stepped Down As Oscars Host And Apologized After Homophobic Tweets Surfaced

Getty Image The 2019 Oscars are now looking for a second last-minute host to accept an offer to lead the biggest night in film next year. Kevin Hart announced late Thursday night that he would be stepping down as host of the award show following outrage over insensitive tweets that surfaced earlier in the week. […]

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Kevin Hart Wants You to Stop Being ‘Negative’ About His Homophobic Tweets, But He’s Deleting Some of Them Anyway

Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images for The Wall Street Journal and WSJ. Magazine) After the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that comedian Kevin Hart would be hosting the 91st Oscars ceremony on Feb. 24, it was only a matter of time before Twitter detectives dug through his tweets to find something offensive. […]

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Frotcast 397: The Boys Are Back, With Joe And Laremy

Via wp-image-401597846   http://media.blubrry.com/frotcast/s/content.blubrry.com/frotcast/397_The_Boys_Are_Back_With_Laremy_And_Joe_Sinclitico.mp3 Click to download here. Do you like bad accents and wild tangents? You’re in luck! That’s right, baby, the Frotcast is back! Our old friend Laremy Legel, co-star of the world famous documentary Whoop Dreams, is back in the Frot orbit this week, joining Matt, Vince, and Joe Sinclitico. We discuss […]

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Kevin Hart To Host 2019 Oscars Because He Really Does Have Every Single Job Ever

Kevin Hart attends the premiere of Universal Pictures’ ‘Night School’Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) In the midst of awards season nomination news, I turned to a friend and exclaimed, “Who the fuck is hosting the Oscars? They usually announce it by now.” It’s true, they do. I believe the announcement that Jimmy Kimmel was re-hosting […]

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Who Decides to Have a Cowboys and Indians-Themed Kids’ Birthday Party in 2018? Kevin Hart, That’s Who

Screenshot: SiriusXM Kevin Hart has recently “defended” his choice to throw a cowboys-and-Indians-themed party for his son’s first birthday party, if you can call it that. According to Complex, folks on social media rightfully pointed out that the entire idea of a cowboys and Indians party was messed up, especially in light of the Thanksgiving-adjacent […]

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