No host, no issue!
With the Oscars simply a month away, the window for calling this year’’ s host has actually narrowed every day. In any other year, the host-to-be would be holed up getting ready for the marquee gig, composing jokes and developing an opening monologue.
Not so this year. The 91st Academy Awards will nearly definitely go without a host when it airs live on Feb. 24 on ABC, PEOPLE has actually found out.
When Kevin Hart left of hosting responsibilities last month in the middle of the fall-out from the resurfacing of previous homophobic remarks, speculation was plentiful over who may change him.
““ All alternatives are open, consisting of going without a host or some variation of several hosts,” ” a source knowledgeable about the scenario informed PEOPLE previously this month.
““ There has actually been a great deal of interest from within the market providing names of possible hosts. Absolutely nothing has actually been chosen yet.””
The Twitterverse had a field day with possible names –– Amy and Maya! Tiffany! Lin! –– however going without one headlining entertainer was eventually considered the very best choice.
While the Academy has actually not discussed prepare for this year’’ s reveal, try to find the night to include more comics than typical and naturally a stunning lineup of A-list stars.
““ No matter what, it will be an amusing night,” ” states the expert.
This year’’ s Academy Awards elections will be revealed at 8:20 a.m. EST/5:20 a.m. PST, on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
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