The Oscars are happening next month and the host is ... no one

Kevin Hart responded to Don Lemon's request for him to become and LBGTQ ally

Kevin Hart seems to have fully closed the door on any possibility that he will host the Oscars.

The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle actor was named as the host of the Academy Awards in December but he pulled out of the gig days later after receiving backlash over offensive tweets dating back to 2008 and 2009.

Kevin Hart claims he's been trying hard to get back into the good graces of the LGBTQ community and took to the airwaves of his SiriusXM show "Straight from the Hart" this week to once again apologize for the homophobic jokes that landed him in big trouble.

"I will say this, and I want to make this very clear". There is no more conversation about it. "I'm over that, I'm over the moment".

"I'm not giving no more explanation of who I am", he added. "I'm a good person, I love to love, if you don't see that then it's a problem with you".

He added: "You shouldn't have to prove that, you shouldn't have to justify that. It's his choice as an American. then you can feel about it however you want". "I understand you", he continued, adding that he hopes the LGBTQ community can forgive him and accept he's a different person from the one who sent those tweets nearly a decade ago.

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The last time the Oscars went hostless, they opened with a musical number in which Rob Lowe sang with Snow White.

The actor pointed out that it's "too late" to prepare for the event, which is at the end of next month. I don't think it's wrong for people to have their own personal beliefs.

I don't know why Nicki Minaj is still running her mouth about Meek Mill, as it has been literally two years since they broke up and she's clearly moved on with Kenneth Petty, but you know what, she's not listening to me, so!

After Philipps said that it would be "super lame" for there to be no host at all, Mandel expressed the issues he has with awards shows in general. Now, the Academy is once again left scrambling for a replacement host, and it'll have to make a decision soon: the ceremony takes place February 24th at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Later, he appeared on Ellen where both he and she called for viewers to embrace growth and change. Less than 48 hours later, Hart bowed out of his hosting duties after a social media mob came after him for decade-old tweets (as social media mobs do). "So if people choose to continue to let it grow, then do what you got to do".

"But in the fight for equality, that means that there has to be an acceptance for change". Instead, all of them will likely stand humiliated when the Nielsen numbers the following Monday reveal the show managed to outdo last year's record as being one of the lowest-rated Oscars ever.

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