In a surprise box office victory, STX’s “The Upside” doubled expectations with its $19.5 million debut, enough to defeat “Aquaman’s” three-week reign in North America.
During a combative interview, the comedian said he won’t be talking about his controversial tweets or the Oscars drama again.
“That’s huge. Remember, black people only make up 12 percent of the U.S. population. Among homeless transgender youth? 62% of them are black. Those kids were likely kicked out of their homes or had to run away because of who they are,” he added.
She came in for swift backlash for defending the comedian.
He added, “There’s no ill will toward the Academy.”
Ellen DeGeneres said she will "talk" Kevin Hart into hosting the Oscars.
Ellen DeGeneres will air an interview with comedian Kevin Hart on her talk show on Friday, bumping up the air date based on the conversation.
With just 75 days to go, organisers are reportedly considering a drastic change to next year’s still host-less Oscars show.
The abrupt move comes amid a mounting controversy over past the star's past anti-gay tweets.
In response, comedian and actor Billy Eichner said “many of us have jokes/tweets we regret. I’m ok with tasteless jokes, depending on context. What bothers me about these is you can tell its not just a joke-there’s real truth, anger & fear behind these. I hope Kevin’s thinking has evolved since 2011.”
After reports emerged that he was under consideration, Kevin Hart confirmed that he’s hosting the 2019 Oscars with a post on Instagram Tuesday evening.
Kevin Hart/Tiffany Haddish comedy on pace for $26 million opening
Elsewhere, the animated family film 'Smallfoot' could also have a big footprint, while Robert Redford's swan song 'The Old Man & the Gun' opens at the specialty box office.
THE man who allegedly attempted to coerce Kevin Hart into paying him for a sex video has been identified as the American comedian’s friend of more than 15 years.
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THE backlash has been swift after Kevin Hart joked about the role of mothers during his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live.
Additionally Hart talks about finding his way to a career that he genuinely loves after a life-changing night at an open mic event
Inside Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish's Big Wedding Day -- See the Pics!ET 6 hours ago Comments Like Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet EmailKevin Hart and Eniko Parrish had the most lavish wedding ceremony!