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Feb 25, 2019

Here's How The Oscars Handled Not Having A Host After That Whole Kevin Hart Mess

Tina, Amy, and Maya to the rescue.

The 91st Academy Awards kicked off in a rather unusual way tonight: There was no host!

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You may recall that Kevin Hart was initially tapped for the gig, which quickly turned into a big ol' clusterfuck when homophobic tweets from his past resurfaced. The Academy asked him to apologize, and instead he stepped down.

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So how did the Oscars handle not having a host? Well, I'll tell ya...

First, Adam Lambert and Queen performed "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions." It was nice!

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We then watched a lil' montage of movies that came out this year. It was also nice!

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Then Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Maya Rudolph came out. They looked fab, of course.

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The trio made it VERY clear that they are not the hosts for this evening — but revealed some of the jokes they would have told if they were.

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And all of their "jokes" made fun of how dumb Oscars monologue jokes tend to be.

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"Chadwick Boseman, Wakanda plans you got later?" Maya Rudolph asked.

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"Roma's on Netflix? What's next? My microwave makes a movie?" Tina Fey joked.

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They then presented Regina King with Best Actress in a Supporting Role (yay!!!) and we all moved on with our lives.

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Meanwhile, literally at the exact same time that all of this was going down, Kevin Hart posted a video of himself boxing with a caption that said, "When you feel like u have nothing left is when you find a way to push & give more." Okay!

And that's how the Oscars opened without a host! It was fine! Enjoy the show! Bye!

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