Kevin Hart was a recent guest on the Joe Rogan Experience where he opened up about the Oscars scandal and how he feels about the state of the culture.
Hart explained that we currently live in a culture that is hell-bent on tarnishing the name and legacy of a particular entertainer rather than just opting to not support them.
“It’s easier to just say, ‘I’m not a fan,'” Hart explained. “‘That comedy isn’t for me. You know what, I don’t like the taste of this particular comedian, so I’m not going to support or watch that comedian. I’m going to find another comedian that’s more to my liking.'”
Hart found himself at the center of controversy after his comments regarding the LGBTQ were called back into question just ahead of him hosting the Oscars.
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Kevin Hart Opens Up About Oscars Scandal Backlash: “I Don’t Understand Why There’s A Push To Destroy” – Written by: @RaquelHarrisTV (@joerogan) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Comedian-actor #KevinHart is opening up about the Oscars scandal and his idea that there’s a culture that seeks to tarnish controversial comedians rather than just not supporting. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Back in December, Hart faced backlash after homophobic tweets from several years ago resurfaced, launching an outcry of criticism towards the comedian. After a few posts discussing the incident, Hart eventually apologized and stepped down from hosting the 91st Academy Awards. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ During an interview with #JoeRogan’s podcast, Hart opened up about how it was difficult explaining why he joked about the controversial topics in the first place. “They kept trying to look for this hard definition of ‘why.’ And it’s like, I don’t have it. I don’t have the reason why. I thought it would be funny and it wasn’t. That’s the downfall. That’s it,” he told Rogan. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hart went on to say that he’s grown as an artist and has turned away from certain content while other comedians still push the limits with jokes. In fact, he explained that he chooses to be “sensitive to the times.” But, as he continued, Hart revealed that he believes the entire ordeal stems from society striving to destroy the image of comedians through their own ….…to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)