• Ellen Reveals She Called the Academy to Help Re-Hire Kevin Hart As Oscars Host
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    Ellen Reveals She Called the Academy to Help Re-Hire Kevin Hart As Oscars Host

    Everything that you just said– I just have to say this. Because we’ve talked right when this happened, you called me right when it happened and said, I’m going to talk to you about it. I’m not going to say anything until I’m on your show. And then we talked because I called you. His movie is so amazing. The Upside is so incredible. Thank you. He is so incredible. I’ve seen it twice. Anyway, so I called him to tell him how great his movie was. Then we talked a little bit more. So I called the Academy today. Because I really want you to host the Oscars. I…

  • Kevin Hart Is ‘Evaluating’ His Oscars Hosting Decision
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    Kevin Hart Is ‘Evaluating’ His Oscars Hosting Decision

    We’re back with this year’s Oscar host, Kevin Hart. And– [CHEERING] I think that you have said a lot of amazing things. You have put a lot of things on my mind. And I know how our relationship stands. So leaving here I promise you I’m evaluating this conversation. This was a conversation I needed to have. I’m glad that I had it here. And I’m glad it was as authentic and real as I could have hoped that it would be. So let me assess just to sit in the space and really think. And you and I will talk before anything else. OK. OK. OK. That’s [INAUDIBLE]. [CHEERING]…

  • Kevin Hart steps down from hosting Oscars: ‘I sincerely apologise’
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    Kevin Hart steps down from hosting Oscars: ‘I sincerely apologise’

    I chose to pass. I passed on the apology. The reason why I passed is because I’ve addressed this several times. This is not the first time this has come up. I’ve addressed it. I’ve spoken on it. I’ve said where the rights and wrongs were. I’ve said who I am now versus who I was then. I’ve done it. I’ve done it. I’m not going to continue to go back and tap into the days of old, when I’ve moved on and I’m in a completely different space in my life.