The Oscars will have no host this year

The Oscars will have no host this year

Instead, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which issues the awards, will go with different celebrities introducing each segment. The show will also "focus on starry skits and play up a high-profile year for music in film, thanks to likely nominees Lady Gaga, Dolly Parton, and Kendrick Lamar". Hart dropped out within hours of being selected, when he refused to apologise for his past homophobic remarks that emerged on Twitter just after his selection.

The Academy nearly reconsidered Hart after he agreed to sit down with talk show host Ellen Degeneres in early January.

The show will go on for the Oscars without a host for the first time in decades, according to a new report from Variety.

Though encouraged to return by Ellen DeGeneres, a major LGBTQ advocate, Mr. Hart announced on "Good Morning America" Wednesday that he had no intention of returning. "It's a choice that I've personally made to say I'm not addressing it anymore".

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This year-for the first time since that attractive, glittering vehicle crash three decades ago-the Oscars will not have a host.

The last hostless show was in 1989, which wasn't well-received, with Rob Lowe and Eileen Bowman as Snow White performing an over-the-top song-and-dance number.

The 2019 Oscars ceremony will air February 24.

".To up the star quotient even further, the show's producers are now lining up appearances by as many big-name cast members from Marvel's sprawling Avengers franchise as possible".

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