D.L. Hughley took to Instagram on Friday to share his opinion on fellow comic Kevin Hart stepping down as host of the 91st Academy Awards.
“So let me get this straight, a comic tells a joke that offends individuals and refuses to apologize, and folks wish to know what I consider that,” Hughley, one of many unique Kings of Comedy mentioned.
He was referencing Hart’s refusal to apologize for a slew of older tweets that used homophobic language on the request of the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences.
The posts in query have been dig up by social media customers after the announcement that the Evening College star can be the grasp of ceremonies on Oscar night time.
Hart, who beforehand apologized for offending the LGBTQ group, in the end determined to step down from the place.
“I’ve made the selection to step down from internet hosting this yr’s Oscar’s,” Hart tweeted “It’s because I don’t wish to be a distraction on an evening that must be celebrated by so many superb proficient artists. I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ group for my insensitive phrases from my previous.”
“F**ok em, if they will’t take a joke. Properly performed Kevin Hart that’s the way it’s completed,” D.L. Hughley concluded.
“Individuals at all times go, ‘Why do comedians get away with it?’ Trigger we’re not scared to get fired. You’ll be able to say no matter you wish to should you not scared to lose your gig.”
Hughley is not any stranger to backlash for his jokes and feedback. In 2016, he was blasted for making an offensive joke in regards to the demise of Debbie Reynold following the premature passing of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.
He’s a agency believer that comedians can say what they need and does so in his Netflix comedy particular, Contrarian.