Kevin Hart Apologizes for His Past Anti-LGBTQ Comments

Street artist takes aim at the Oscars' Kevin Hart debacle

Street artist takes aim at the Oscars' Kevin Hart debacle

"I'm over it", Hart said multiple times when asked about his apology or the controversy. In addition to his homophobic tweets, his past stand up routines had jokes is laced with anti-gay remarks.

Last month, Hart made a decision to step down from his role hosting the ceremony after LGBT activists complained about anti-gay tweets he posted between 2009 to 2011, despite his profuse apologies. "I apologize", he said on the show. "So anything, anything that I say that's not appropriate, that's wrong. you're gonna pick me apart".

Sounding somewhat sarcastic, the comedian said: "Once again, Kevin Hart apologizes for his remarks that hurt members of the LGBTQ community". "I don't have a homophobic bone in my body. And then I say as a heterosexual male, if I can do something to stop my son...that's where the joke starts!"

Hart said that he thought it was okay to talk like that because that's the way he and his friends talk to each other. "... I'm now aware of how these words make them feel, and why they say, 'That shit hurt because of what I've been through'".

'I am not over-delivering it, I am not overproving it because you find yourself in a position where it still won't be received and you go, "What else do you want?" He adds that when the words were said, they weren't said to people rather than a form of Twitter when Twitter didn't exist.

Now the father-of-three is hoping to help people become more accepting of the LGBTQ community, concluding his show by telling listeners: "I think that in the times that we're living in, we have to be understanding and accepting of people and change".

Ellen, who has always been an icon in the LGBTQ community, was lampooned for throwing her support behind the comedian afterwards. If you don't want to accept people for their change, then where are you trying to get to the equal part?

"'You want blood? You want my arms?"' he went on. "But in the fight for equality, that means that there has to be an acceptance for change. Where does the equality part come in?"

Kevin Hart stopped by "GMA" Wednesday morning for a live interview to talk about his new movie "The Upside", but first he addressed the Oscars controversy that has dominated headlines over the past month.

DeGeneres encouraged Hart to reconsider taking up the hosting gig and even admitted she called the Academy to make a plea on his behalf to convince them to give him a second chance.

Some on social media took offense with DeGeneres supporting Hart and the interview.

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