Online travel agent OTA Rezhubcom has launched

first_imgOnline travel agent (OTA) Rezhub.com has launched a new Green Travel Hub search facility in a bid to make itself the cutting edge in environmentally friendly travel.Offering direct flight and hotel bookings, the new product provides a green rating alongside the accommodation it takes bookings for, compiling a rating on the basis of water recycling policy, energy efficiency drives and a host of other ‘green’ criteria.Acknowledging that flights themselves entail a heavy carbon footprint, the site avoids green rating the carriers it takes bookings for, but does guarantee eco-users peace of mind by promising to donate part of the booking fee to a green organisation.In a move that echoes a new direction being taken in the air travel industry, RezHub’s new product also allows users to click through for carbon offsetting options, providing a further means of justifying a carbon-heavy flight.Spanish airline Clickair recently took a lead in offsetting by joining up to the United Nations’ Plant the Planet programme, which will allow passengers to offset their air miles by donating money toward the planting of a new forest near its Barcelona headquarters.RezHub’s Green Travel Hub offers users both Clickair-style reactive offsetting and the choice a proactive strategy, involving donations toward investment in renewable energies.An alternative strategy has been pioneered by UK low cost airline Flybe, which recently introduced eco-labelling for its aircraft, displaying a full range of environmental indicators during the ticketing process.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedShort UK trips and carbon offsetting ‘are new travel standards’Travel booking specialists have added their weight to a growing consensus that UK holidays are on the rise.Comparative carbon costing tool is launchedThe Travelport Carbon Tracker programme uses a graphic interface to display up-to-date operational data.Flexjet launch carbon offsetting schemeA new carbon offsetting scheme has been launched for Flexjet customer flights.last_img read more

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first_imgCheck-in times have been cut at Heathrow Airport on Virgin Atlantic flights, data from the airline shows.The airline announced that it has reduced check-in times for flights from Terminal 3 to around 40 minutes.A statement by the operator claims that the reduced times have been the result of the opening of its “Upper Class Wing and private security channel”.Virgin Atlantic also suggests that these are the fastest departure times out of any UK airport – a claim that is supported by its Upper Class Wing recently being named the World’s Fastest Airport Check In at this year’s Wallpaper Awards.Steve Ridgeway, the carrier’s chief executive, said that this shows customers are being offered “flexibility in their travel plans” if they are “running late after a busy day”.”From arriving at the airport and checking in – passengers can be relaxing in their upper class suite as their long-haul flight departs within 40 minutes,” he added.Virgin Atlantic recently underlined its efficiency in another area when it announced that it had turned the seat covers from a decommissioned aircraft into satchels.You may also like to read: The World’s Best Airports ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedVirgin wins award for Heathrow loungeVirgin Atlantic’s Clubhouse at Heathrow Airport has been named the best business class loungeVirgin Atlantic promotes online check-inVirgin Atlantic has announced plans to encourage more passengers to use its online check-in facilitiesNew look Heathrow Clubhouse unveiledNew look Heathrow Clubhouse unveiledlast_img read more

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first_imgRegional airline Varsity Express will introduce new flights to Newcastle from Oxford this spring.Services will operate each weekday afternoon using a BAE Jetstream 31 aircraft, with the north-east city becoming the carrier’s second Oxford destination.Varsity also confirmed that its weekly flights to Edinburgh, due to commence on March 1st, will expand to a twice-weekly service on April 5th.Martin Halstead, the airline’s director, said he is “delighted” to announce the launch of a second domestic route.”Newcastle is a popular university city and we expect a good mix of business travellers, many from the automotive industry…and leisure traffic,” he commented.”[The city] is also renowned for its music and arts centres, shopping and exciting night life.”Varsity Express promises a “business class-style service” on its flights, with passengers benefiting from leather seating and a range of onboard refreshments.The carrier is backed financially by a private consortium made up of UK and Spain-based investors. It hopes to launch further domestic routes later in the year.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedEastern Airways to launch flights to BergenRegional airline Eastern Airways will launch new flights to Bergen from Aberdeen and Newcastle next month.New flights with Eastern AirwaysEastern Airways will launch early morning flights to Newcastle from Southampton International AirportNew flights to Monastir announced by Jet2.comCheap flights carrier Jet2.com will launch new flights to Monastir from Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle.last_img read more

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3 Becks appeal Paris from £43 If its good enoug

first_img3. Becks appeal: Paris from £43If it’s good enough for Victoria and David, it’s good enough for us. Well, Paris will always be way more than good enough for a city break. Posh will have plenty of shopping to keep her occupied, but we doubt she’ll venture to Les Puces de Saint-Ouen – a massive flea market which is the place to pick up some genuine fake Louis Vuitton, or some new trainers for David.4. Fall in love with Venice, Italy from £48Is all this Valentine’s Day shenanigans getting to you? Well it should be, so give in and get all romantic… at a time that suits you. Venice is of course one of the most romantic cities in the world, as well as one of the most stunning. It’ll win your heart, especially as you get return flights there at the moment, going in April or May, from £48.5. Dance, dance, dance: Barcelona from £49It’s not exactly ‘Avin it in Barca, but to give it its official title, the ‘international festival of advanced music and new media art’, or Sónar, on 13-15 June, will appeal to those who like to nod their heads to repetitive beats, or even dance until the sun is high in the sky. This year the festival celebrates its 20th birthday this year with a performance from Teutonic electro pioneers Kraftwerk.6. Get away… anywhere and everywhere – from only £29Whisking someone special away for Valentine’s Day? Thinking about taking the kids on an Easter break? Need a quick getaway, from work, from the weather… from the kids?! Don’t know where to go? Don’t mind, as long as the price is right? Well, we’re here to help you! Simply use Skyscanner’s unique ‘Everywhere’ search (click on the link to learn how to use it best) and we’ll find you the cheapest flights to a whole choice of destinations. Get inspired. Go!ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Get set for your next getaway. Jet off to Paris, Berlin, Venice, Barcelona, Croatia and many more – all with flights coming in at less than £50 return.1. Night at the museum: Berlin from £37Insomnia-suffering culture vultures can indulge in Berlin’s Long Night of the Museums on 16 March, when most of the city’s top museums, including the genuinely fascinating DDR Museum and the Currywurst Museum, are open until 2.30am. After all that culture, you’ll be hungry, so grab an appropriate late night spicy sausage snack at Curry 36.2. Summer sun on the cheap: Zadar, Croatia from £40The secret is well and truly out and now many of us are heading to Croatia for our Costa-free dose of summer sun, but Zadar on the Dalmatian coast is still not quite on the tourist radar. With flights as cheap as £40 return, that mightn’t last for long, but you’ll still find peace and natural beauty if you go swimming or diving along the coast or hiking or rock climbing in the Velebit Mountains close by. Related6 flights for less than £50City break in Paris? Off to sunny Spain? Six ideas for short breaks this summer all with flights under £50 return.6 cheap summer sun destinationsSix super summer sun destinations only a couple of hours flying time away, with flights starting at less than £50 return.4 Flights for £41 or less! Awesome autumn escapes4 Flights for £41 or less! Awesome autumn escapeslast_img read more

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first_imgReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 7. The Italian Riviera (nearest airport: Pisa)Finally, if cities aren’t your thing, how about villages? The Cinque Terre, literally ‘five lands’ and less literally, five villages – Vernazza, Corniglia, Monterosso, Riomaggiore and Manarola – all tumble into the Med on the cliffs of Liguria. Visit outside of peak summer months and you’ll have all those sea views to yourself as you toast your love over a plate of fresh anchovies, straight from the sea. If you want to stroll hand-in-hand for five hours, take the scenic Sentiero Azzurro (Blue Path) which connects the five villages. You’ll have a hearty appetite after all that exercise so stop at the Vertical Bar in Riomaggiore for drinks, tapas-style eats and a warm welcome.Find flights to Pisa and start exploring the Riviera ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepartReturnCabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map If you’re looking for city break ideas then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best romantic city breaks in Europe including tips on what there is to do:ParisLisbonCopenhagenPalermoRomeBarcelonaPisa1. ParisParis, said the timelessly lovely Audrey Hepburn, “is always a good idea”. If you’re stuck for where to take your beau, you can’t beat the city of a thousand loved-up selfie opportunities. Yes, it is cliché, but don’t be so cool – share a snog as the sun sets over the Seine, indulge in a PDA under the Eiffel Tower, or, if you really want to impress your sweetheart, take them to Montmartre. Conjure the spirit of Amélie and rent a scooter (€69 for one day). Afterwards, head to the Wall of Love in Place des Abbesses, right next to the Abbesses Metro stop. A work of art by Frédéric Baron, it’s over 600 tiles imprinted with the words ‘I love you’ in all the languages of the world. The best couple photo opp ever created. If you want more unique things to do, we’ve got 10 local recommendations for Paris here.Find flights and start exploring Paris![Paris, Pont des Arts, dusk](https://content.skyscnr.com/650db770d77f46a7876a1ed90f836b13/getty-465246203.jpg)2. LisbonAh, Lisbon. City of gothic cathedrals, stately museums, ancient monasteries and even more heavenly pastries. This Portuguese beauty tempts those who’ve skipped on their porridge with the morning waft of bread from its fadistas and seduces the sweet-toothed with the tiny oven-baked egg tarts dusted with cinnamon known as pastéis de belém, created to perfection at Antiga Confeitaria (opposite the Jardim de Belém). But of course, music is the egg tart of love, so let the soulful fado, with its traditional Portuguese melodies, play long into the night. Cosy up on a café terrace along the wide open Tejo estuary for extra romantic points.Find flights and start exploring Lisbon![Lisbon at sunset](https://content.skyscnr.com/ea6629109eae8354ed7c46d8958d2307/getty-472517920.jpg)3. CopenhagenCopenhagen is the happiest city in the world, at least according to October 2013’s World Happiness Report, so you’re odds-on for a loving time. Take a boat tour on the canals of Christianshavn, a maritime area full of cobbled, nostalgic charm, and see how they practice free love at hippie haven and autonomous eco community, Christiania. If your partner has been moaning about their sore feet, leave them speechless by announcing that you’ve reserved a table at Noma, consistently awarded the title of world’s best restaurant. Once you’ve nibbled on the Michelin-starred treats like sea urchin and hazelnuts and lingered over the chocolate and egg liqueur, you’ll soon forget the world outside (and hopefully the bill, which starts at just under £200 for the full tasting menu). Travelling on a slightly smaller budget? We’ve got your covered with our guide to seeing Copenhagen on a shoestring.Find flights and start exploring Copenhagen![Canal view at night, Copenhagen](http://content.skyscnr.com/22d20c19bcc6e4c6473649d31cc3d59e/GettyImages-466666680.jpg)4. PalermoIf Paris, Rome and the like are too obvious for a romantic city break, show your imagination by picking Palermo, ‘capital’ of Sicily. Resist whistling the theme from The Godfather as it likely won’t impress your partner, but do visit the Vucciria and Ballarò markets, go to Monreale and admire the beautiful mosaics of the Dome and walk along the beach of Mondello to admire the wintery sunset. You can even do as the locals do and head up Monte Pellegrino with a romantic picnic in hand – although if you don’t fancy the climb, it’s just a nine mile drive or a 30 minute bus ride from the city to those panoramic Sicilian views.For more on what to see and do in Palermo, check out this article.Find flights and start exploring Palermo![Palermo, dusk, town view](https://content.skyscnr.com/6d23ecec0501e35d92b58016016164f4/getty-490662385-palermo.jpg)5. RomeEternal love could bloom in the Eternal City if you sweep them off their feet on the Spanish steps, take them in your arms by the Trevi Fountain etc, etc. Or ditch the clichés and stroll hand-in-hand through Villa Pamphili Park in the leafy Monteverde neighbourhood, west of Trastevere (Tram line 8), with its heart-melting views over the city. Whatever your budget, whether you’re a princess or a lowly lad, a ‘Roman holiday’ is an ideal last minute weekend away. So be Audrey and Greg Peck and live it up at the gob-smackingly gorgeous but good value Grand Hotel Del Gianicolo next to Pamphili. Read more on Italy’s hopelessly romantic destinations with our guide .Find flights and start exploring Rome![Rome, forum, ruins](https://content.skyscnr.com/28995a0c4cf218691d19a4701384eb86/getty-547019889-rome.jpg)6. BarcelonaIf you don’t get lost in love, you’re likely to get lost in the beguiling streets of the Barri Gòtic, Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. Hopefully you won’t end up arguing about who’s fault it is, but instead get happily confused amongst all the vintage shops, cocktail bars and cafés. In the nearby Raval district, don’t miss the ‘street of the kiss’, Carrer dels Petons. Legend says that men sentenced to death gave a final farewell to their wives here. Hopefully your romance is of a more lasting kind, so seal it with a trip to cosy Casa Xica in Poble-Sec, where the imaginative menu blending Catalan with Far Eastern flavours is guaranteed to impress. Find more hidden gems in this busy city with our local’s guide to Barcelona.Find flights and start exploring Barcelonacenter_img Related10 of the best European city breaks for Easter weekendIf you’re wondering where to go for that long Easter weekend, how about four days in Paris, Copenhagen, or Berlin? Here are the best destinations to fly away for this Bank Holiday weekend, from Good Friday (April 14th) to Easter Monday (April 17th).Champagne wishes for New Year’s Eve? Top 10 NYE city breaks on a budgetIf you’ve seen the fireworks over the London Eye, and marched down the Royal Mile at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, why not celebrate further afield this New Year’s Eve? From champagne-fuelled dinner cruises and fancy galas to street fiestas and record-breaking fireworks, book a break to one of these European party cities…5 cool city break hotels in EuropeFive cheap flights + five cool hotels = five stylish city breaks on a budget in Berlin, Barcelona and more for less. Feeling loved-up? Here are some more romantic suggestions for Valentine’s Day and beyond…Romance off the beaten track: alternative Valentine’s destinationsSkyscanner introduces ten cities where love is still in the air – as opposed to overpriced hotels, rip off restaurants and commercialised romance.7 magical places to propose (if you’re on a budget)We suggest seven really romantic places to pop the question – all within cheap flight range, mind you.Best destinations for couplesFrom Lover to Kissing, get in the mood for love with these 10 most romantically-named places in the world.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire.last_img read more

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Los Angeles California – Reported by Elite Travel

first_imgLos Angeles, California – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineSome of the 2011 Golden Globe Awards’ most notable nominees and presenters lit up the red carpet in Van Cleef & Arpels gems on Sunday night.Leading the fashion pack was actress Catherine Zeta Jones, who complemented her gorgeous Monique Lhuillier gown with baubles from Van Cleef & Arpels’ 744 Fifth collection, including a pair of Eliza earrings (shimmering with a total of 26.8 carats), a diamond Crescendo bracelet and a showstopping Laureen ring accented with a 5-carat emerald-cut diamond.Rising starlet Emma Stone, a Best Actress nominee for her turn in the comedy Easy A, paired her minimalist Calvin Klein column gown with equally understated diamond drop earrings and a bow diamond ring, securing her spot on many critic’s best-dressed lists.Red carpet favorite Anne Hathaway—nominated in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy for Love and Other Drugs—was stunning in a long-sleeve Armani Privé gown, elegantly accented with a pair of yellow diamond vintage earrings and a 1944 Ludo Hexagone ring from Van Cleef’s Private Collection.Visit www.vancleef-arpels.com.last_img read more

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Welder the line of oversized mens watches from I

first_imgWelder, the line of oversized men’s watches from Italy, launched their K28 and K29 watches with 50 and 53 mm case sizes.K28 Auto Model 7200 & 7300 Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date with immediate adjustment Case: Steel, 50 mm. (IPB treatment on Model 7300) Dial: There are 2 superimposed black dials. Arabic numerals, silver index for Model 7200 and red index for Model 7300 Water resistant: 10 ATM Strap: rubber, black with steel plates, butterfly buckle. (IPB treatment on Model 7300) Model 7200 Retail price: $2600 and Model 7300 Retail price: $2780K28 Chrono Model 7000 & 7100 Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date with immediate adjustment Case: Steel, 50 mm. (IPB treatment for Model 7100) Dial: There are 2 superimposed black dials. Arabic numerals, white index and spheres. Model 7100 features red index. Water resistant: 10 ATM Strap: rubber, black with steel plates, butterfly buckle. (IPB treatment on Model 7100) Model 7000 Retail price: $2050 and Model 7100 Retail price: $2210K29 Chrono Case: Steel, 53 mm Dial: black (model 8001) silver (model 8000) or red (model 8002) Spheres and index black, silver or red Water resistant: 10 ATM Strap: rubber, black Retail price: $1660.www.welderamerica.comlast_img read more

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first_img by David Friend, The Canadian Press Posted Sep 12, 2018 10:58 am PDT Last Updated Sep 12, 2018 at 11:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email ‘Moonlight’ star Mahershala Ali won an Oscar but says he’s averse to competition Actors Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini attend a press conference to promote the movie “Green Book” during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill center_img TORONTO – When awards season rolls around in the coming weeks don’t expect actor Mahershala Ali to be debating whose performance outshone another.The “Moonlight” Oscar winner, who was once an aspiring professional basketball player, says he rejects the competitiveness that frequently comes with starring in movies. He says rivalry is one of the reasons he stopped pursuing a career in sports and turned to theatre when he was 22 years old.“I didn’t really relate to beating somebody,” the 44-year-old actor said during a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival.“When I got to the arts it was more about being your best self. I never understood, ‘So-and-so blew so-and-so away in that scene.’ I don’t relate to the work that way. It actually really turns me off.”In the new film “Green Book,” which opens in theatres later this year, Ali stars as real-life classical pianist Don Shirley, a black man who faces the bigotry of the American South during the late 1960s. He’s booked to play a number of shows in the region so he hires a white bouncer, played by Viggo Mortensen, to chauffeur him around safely.The two men are from different worlds and must reckon with their divergent perspectives while driving through the segregated South.Preparing to play Shirley involved two months of piano lessons, Ali said, but he also turned to one of his most cherished methods of getting into the mindset of a role.“I always make playlists for every character that I’m working on,” he said, listing Sergei Rachmaninoff and Johann Sebastian Bach as two composers who served as inspiration.Ali said he believes Shirley was “deeply plagued” by the common experience among black artists of the era who often had to compromise their artistry in order to have a career. He pointed to Nina Simone, whose original aspirations were to be a concert pianist before she began performing more popular jazz and blues music, as one example.“We can say, ‘Yeah but Nina Simone is extraordinary,’ but what does it do to that person when you know you have something else to offer?” he said.“If you really speak to them and hear their story, the version of them we love is not who they wanted to be… There’s no explaining to somebody that they should be happy with what they ended up having.”Follow @dfriend on Twitter.last_img read more

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first_img NEW YORK, N.Y. – The music industry is honouring Ariana Grande.Billboard on Tuesday named the 25-year-old award-winning singer its 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande will receive the award at Billboard’s 13th annual Women in Music event on Dec. 6 in New York City.Previous recipients include Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Selena Gomez.In a statement Billboard’s vice-president of content Ross Scarano says Grande “consistently stands up for herself and her decisions in a world that often isn’t hospitable to that sort of strength in young women.”In the past year, Grande has had Top 40 hits including “No Tears Left To Cry,” ”Breathin’” and “God Is A Woman.”She helped organize the One Love Manchester concert last year, raising more than $23 million for victims of the Manchester bombing. FILE – In this June 2, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango in Los Angeles. Billboard named the 25-year-old award-winning singer its 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande will receive the award at Billboard’s 13th annual Women in Music event on Dec. 6 in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) by The Associated Press Posted Nov 6, 2018 7:58 am PDT Last Updated Nov 6, 2018 at 10:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img Billboard names Ariana Grande 2018 Woman of the Yearlast_img read more

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NEW YORK AP — Just two days after being named ho

first_img NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because he didn’t want to be a distraction. “I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past,” wrote Hart.Hart stepped aside just about an hour after refusing to apologize for tweets that resurfaced after he was announced as Oscars host on Tuesday. In a video on Instagram, Hart said the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences gave him an ultimatum: apologize or “we’re going to have to move on and find another host.”“I chose to pass on the apology,” Hart said. “The reason why I passed is because I’ve addressed this several times.”RELATED: Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 OscarsThe film academy didn’t respond to messages Thursday evening.Hart has since deleted some of the anti-gay tweets, mostly dated from 2009-2011. But they had already been screen-captured and been shared online. In 2011, he wrote in a since-deleted tweet: “Yo if my son comes home & try’s 2 play with my daughters doll house I’m going 2 break it over his head & say n my voice ’stop that’s gay.”In an earlier post Thursday, Hart wrote on Instagram that critics should “stop being negative” about his earlier anti-gay remarks.“I’m almost 40 years old. If you don’t believe that people change, grow, evolve? I don’t know what to tell you,” said Hart, who added, in all-caps: “I love everybody.”Hart’s attitudes about homosexuality were also a well-known part of his stand-up act. In the 2010 special “Seriously Funny,” he said “one of my biggest fears is my son growing up and being gay.”“Keep in mind, I’m not homophobic, I have nothing against gay people, do what you want to do, but me, being a heterosexual male, if I can prevent my son from being gay, I will,” Hart said.GLAAD, the advocacy group for LGBTQ rights, said Thursday that it reached out to Oscars broadcaster ABC, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and Hart’s management to “discuss Kevin’s anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and record.”Comedian and actor Billy Eichner said “a simple, authentic apology showing any bit of understanding or remorse would have been so simple.”It’s not the first time an Oscars host has been derailed by anti-gay remarks. Ahead of the 2012 Academy Awards, producer Brett Ratner, who had been paired with host Eddie Murphy, resigned days after using a gay slur at a film screening. Murphy soon after exited, as well.That year, a tried-and-true Oscars veteran — Billy Crystal — jumped in to save the show, hosting for his eighth time. This time, speculation has already been rampant that few in Hollywood want the gig, for which few win glowing reviews.The film academy moved up this year’s ceremony to Feb. 24, giving producers little time to find a replacement. FILE – In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” in Los Angeles. Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards, fulfilling a lifelong dream for the actor-comedian. Hart announced Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, his selection in an Instagram statement and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences followed up with a tweet that welcomed him “to the family.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets by JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press Posted Dec 6, 2018 9:17 pm PDT Last Updated Dec 6, 2018 at 10:04 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Related Stories Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscarslast_img read more

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