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Kevin Hart in front of homophobic backlash over tweets since been named host Oscars

Answer Kevin Hart on Thursday to criticism earlier homophobic tweet even more inflamed play a comic, two days after he was named the host of the upcoming Academy Awards.

On Thursday, Hart wrote on Instagram, that critics should "stop being negative" after a year-old tweets surfaced in which he used a gay insults. In the accompanying video, naked to the waist Hart lounging in bed with caution said that is not going to "let the Var & # 39;. Yatstva upset me"

"? I'm almost 40 years old if you do not believe that people change, grow, develop, I do not know what to tell you, "said Hart, who said, in all capital letters:" I love everyone. "

Hart speaks on stage during CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theater Owners, April 25 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Hart has since removed some anti-gay tweets, mostly dated 2009-2011,. But they have a screen capture and common viral online. In 2011, he wrote the so-getter Twitter: "Hey, when my son comes home and try to play with my 2 daughters Dollhouse 2 I'm going to breach it above his head and say, n my golos` stop is gay."

Hart's attitude on homosexuality were also well-known part of his standing act. In 2010, special sur & # 39; ozna funny, He said, "One of my biggest fears and my son grew up to be gay."

"Mind you, I'm not homophobic, I have nothing against gay people, do what you want to do, but I, as a heterosexual man, if I can prevent my son from gay, I will," Hart said.

Hart wrote in response to his critics on Instagram, telling them to stop being negative. (Philip Faraone / Getty Images)

GLAAD, advocacy group for LGBT rights, said Thursday that it has reached to the Oscars broadcast ABC, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Management Hart "to discuss anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and writing to Kevin."

Comedian and actor Billy Eichner was among those in the social media, who were disappointed Hart's response.

Film Academy announced Tuesday Hart as host on February ceremony. Representatives for the Academy and for ABC did not respond to messages Thursday.

This is not the first time when the host of the Oscars was forced to respond to anti-gay remarks. Ahead of the 2012 Academy Awards, producer Brett Ratner, who was paired with host Eddie Murphy, resigned days after using a gay slur at a screening of the film. Murphy was soon after released as well.

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