Producers of the Oscars are to forge ahead with this year's show without a host, despite pleas last week from Ellen DeGeneres that they should rehire Kevin Hart.
The actor and co-star Kevin Hart appear in the English-language remake of award-winning French film 'The Intouchables'.
Ellen De Generes brought forward the air date for an 'incredible and honest' interview with axed Oscars host Kevin Hart, which has just aired the US.
Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting the Oscars just hours after he was announced for the role last week, after a homophobic skit in one of his stand-up shows began doing the rounds online.
'Weekend Update' anchor Michael Che addressed Hart's recent scandal that cost the comedian his Oscars hosting gig.
The Oscars could be facing some serious questions over its choice of host this year, as a storm gathers over homophobic jokes made by comedian Kevin Hart.