One of the highest paid DJs in the world has a reputation for extremely problematic language.
“Some of the things we felt comfortable saying and joking about back then, we now understand is not acceptable.”
A month of controversy ends where it started: the comedian is sitting out of the 2019 Academy Awards.
The comedian initially stepped down as host after the resurfacing of old, homophobic tweets from his past.
Pose’s Billy Porter to Kevin Hart: “You turn around and oppress other people the same way you’re being oppressed”
“Y’all don’t get to have that language no more without somebody on the other side challenging that.”
In defending Kevin Hart, Cannon points to similarly problematic tweets from prominent female comedians.
“I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists.”
The blockbuster comic is currently under fire on Twitter.
Allegations range from rape to sexual relations with underage girls to sending unsolicited nudes.
Apparently, it doesn’t agree with their Christian values.
Ellen put the kibosh on her scheduled appearance earlier this week.