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Kevin Hart faces homophobic tweets after being named Oscars host

Kevin Hart's response on Thursday to criticism of earlier homophobic tweets has further inflamed Comic's reaction two days after he was announced to host the upcoming Oscars.

On Thursday, Hart wrote for Instagram that critics should "stop being negative" after the release of perennial tweets in which he used gay slurs. In the accompanying video, silent Hart, who was lying in bed, cautiously said he would not "leave the cunning to thwart me."

"I am almost 40 years old if you do not believe that people are changing, growing and developing, I do not know what to tell you," says Hart, who adds, "I love everyone."

Hart spoke on stage at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theater Owners, on April 25 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Since then, Hart wipes out some of the anti-gays, mostly from 2009-2011. But they have already been shot on the screen and are virally shared online. In 2011, he writes in a scratched twinkle: "Io, if my son comes home and tries to play with my daughter's doll house, I'll break it over his head and say in my voice," That's gay ".

The Charter of Attitudes to Homosexuality is also a well-known part of its stagnation. Special 2010 year Seriously FunnyHe said, "One of my biggest fears is that my son is growing up and gay."

"Keep in mind that I'm not homophobic, I do not mind gay people, do whatever you want, but I, as a heterosexual man, if I can prevent my son from being gay, I'll do it," Hart said.

Hart writes to his critics for Instagram, telling them they should stop being negative. (Philip Pharaoh / Getty Images)

GLAAD, LGBTQ's advocacy group, said on Thursday it had reached ABC, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Hart's leadership to "discuss Kevin's rhetoric and record against LGBTQ."

Comedian and actor Billy Eichner were among the social media people who were disappointed with Hart's response.

The film academy on Tuesday announced Hart as host of the February ceremony. Representatives of the academy and ABC did not respond to messages on Thursday.

This is not the first time an Oscar host was forced to respond to anti-gay remarks. Prior to the Academy Awards for 2012, producer Brett Ratner, who was joined by host Eddie Murphy, resigned days after using a gay movie. Murphy soon after leaving.

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