Eddie Murphy Steps Down as Host of Oscars

Brett Ratner resigned from producing this year’s Oscars on Tuesday due to the backlash from his “rehearsal’s for f*gs” comment and now Eddie Murphy has stepped down as the host as a show of solidarity.

“First and foremost I want to say that I completely understand and support each party’s decision with regard to a change of producers for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show that our production team and writers were just starting to develop, but I’m sure that the new production team and host will do an equally great job.” Hollywood Reporter

No clear reason as to why but I’m guessing it’s because there wouldn’t be enough f*g jokes or jokes about banging Olivia Munn before she turned Asian. How does one tickle America’s funny bone without those gems?

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ave. person
ave. person
12 years ago

Good thing because he’s not funny anymore.