Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards

This will be the funniest Oscars yet!

He's currently on the Australian leg of his Irresponsibleble Tour but Kevin Hart took time out to post about some really huge news! 

He's been asked to host the 2019 Academy Awards! 

The comedian posted the news to his social media saying, ‘I will be sure to make this year’s Oscars a special one… to be able to join the legendary list of hosts that have graced that stage is unbelievable.”

We can't wait!!! 

The 91st Annual Academy Awards will air February 24th.

View this post on Instagram

For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same...I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s suppose to. I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars. 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 host that have graced that stage is unbelievable. I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now. I want to thank my family/friends/fans for supporting me & riding with me all this time....I will be sure to make this years Oscars a special one. I appreciate the @TheAcademy for the opportunity it’s time to rise to the occasion #Oscars

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