Kevin Hart ‘blown away’ as he is set to host 2019 Academy Awards

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New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Kevin Hart couldn’t have been happier, especially after a rocky year of being caught red-handed cheating on pregnant wife Eniko Parrish. The comedian took to his Instagram to announce the news of his latest feat; Hart is all set to don the host’s hat for the prestigious Academy Awards, set to take place on February 24, 2019. The ‘Jumanji’ star made the revelation in a lengthy Instagram post. Expressing his delight upon getting this opportunity, Hart said he is “blown away” 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 this stage is unbelievable.” “For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same,” he wrote. “I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s supposed to. I am so happy to say that day has finally come for me to host the Oscars.” The Academy Award’s official Twitter too expressed their excitement to have Hart on board through a post. The 39-year-old also promised to make the 2019 Oscars a special one. For the past two years, the Oscars was being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Previous hosts also include Ellen Degeneres, Chris Rock, Billy Crystal and Neil Patrick Harris.

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