Congratulations to Kevin Hart!
The actor-comedian took to his social media on Tuesday to announce that he will be hosting the 2019 Oscars.
Kevin’s post continued, “I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time… To be able to join the legendary list of hosts that have graced the stage is unbelievable. I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now.”
He has now joined the list of comedian and TV stars who were given the honour to emceeing the most-watched film ceremony night, a list which includes Jimmy Kimmel, Chris Rock, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen DeGeneres, and Seth MacFarlane.
As for Kevin’s experience in presiding over award shows, he’s no rookie. The funnyman hosted the 2016 MTV Movie Awards alongside Central Intelligence co-host Dwayne “The Rock Johnson, as well as the 2011 BET Awards and 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.