Kevin Hart To Host The 2019 Oscars

Kevin Hart will host the 91st Academy Awards in February 2019.

The comedian and actor took to social media Tuesday afternoon to confirm the news after rumors swirled he'd been approached by Oscars organizers about the prestigious gig.

'I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars,' the 39-year-old wrote on Instagram. 'I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time.'