Kevin Hart

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January 20, 2019 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday...
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January 09, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — It's official: Kevin Hart will not host this year's Oscars. The comedian and actor appeared on "Good Morning America" Wednesday and told host Michael Strahan "no" when asked if he will helm the Academy Awards on Feb. 24. Hart stepped down Dec. 7 from hosting the Oscars — just...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he'll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards. Hart had backed away two days after being named host last month when some homophobic tweets he had made a decade ago resurfaced. But DeGeneres urged him to...
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January 04, 2019 - 11:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is campaigning hard for Kevin Hart to take back his spot hosting this year's Oscars. Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting last month after tweets from 2009-2011 resurfaced with derogatory language referring to gay people and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" in Los Angeles.
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December 09, 2018 - 3:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "most thankless job in town" just got even more difficult. The Oscars have a longstanding host problem, but Kevin Hart's swift downfall over old anti-gay tweets has led to bigger questions about the gig and the liability of social media histories. It's just the latest...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" in Los Angeles.
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December 04, 2018 - 9:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because...
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Dan Wing
May 04, 2018 - 8:05 am
One of Philadelphia's most-well known comedians had some scary moments as his plane landed in Boston Thursday night. Comedian Kevin Hart was making his way to Boston to watch the Sixers take on the Celtics when a tire on the private jet he was on blew a tire while landing at Logan Airport. As he...
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May 03, 2018 - 11:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was charged Wednesday with trying to extort money from Kevin Hart by threatening to release video he secretly shot of the actor and comedian with a woman in Las Vegas. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged 41-year-old Jonathan Jackson with attempted extortion and extortion...
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April 15, 2018 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Actor and Philadelphia native Kevin Hart took to social media Sunday to speak out about a racially charged incident inside a Center City Starbucks. Police said two black men were arrested Thursday evening inside the store at 18th and Spruce Streets after they refused...
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