2019 Oscars Will Not Have Official Host, ABC Executive Confirms

www.oann.com | 2/6/2019 | Staff
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Oscars ceremony will not have an official host this year, the president of ABC Entertainment, which broadcasts the ceremony, said on Tuesday.

ABC’s Karey Burke told television reporters that the Feb 24. Ceremony would feature celebrities who present the awards, along with plans for “a pretty exciting opening” to the telecast.

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Comedian Kevin Hart in December stepped down from hosting the Oscars, the film industry’s most prestigious awards, after past homophobic tweets resurfaced.

The Oscars ceremony has gone without a host only once before in its 91-year history, in 1989.

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Burke said the decision to forego a host this year was taken after what she called “the messiness” over...
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