“For years I have been asked if I would ever host the Oscars and my answer was always the same…I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s suppose to,” Hart wrote in an Instagram post. “I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars.”
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences followed up with a confirmation of their own.
"I'm so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the #Oscars." – @KevinHart4real
So are we.