Oscars host Kevin Hart has been frantically deleting homophobic tweets from his Twitter page

Kevin Hart’s homophobic past is coming back to haunt him.

When it was announced this week that the 39-year-old comedian would be hosting the 91st Academy Awards, people immediately began to question whether he was the right person for the job given his history of antigay remarks.

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Now, in what appears to be an effort to do damage control, Hart has been frantically deleting old tweets that may not sit well with people who are offended by gay jokes, AIDS jokes, antigay slurs, and, you know, homophobia, in general.

Here’s just a small handful of the tweets:

Other tweets include Hart calling critics “f*g boy”, “gay face”, “fat faced f*g”, and “man bitch”, and repeatedly using the phrases “no homo” and “no homo gay”.

As one Twitter user observed, Hart’s Twitter page was filled with antigay sentiment until around 2010… which also happens to be the year his career really took off after his first stand-up special was a hit… the same stand-up special where he “joked” about how his “biggest fear” in life was having a gay son.

In 2015Hart told Rolling Stone he said he probably wouldn’t make that same joke again, not because it was homophobic, but because people have become too “sensitive” and it’s just not worth the backlash.

Also in 2015, he also said he would never play a gay character because he would feel too “insecure”, and he appeared in the bro-com “Get Hard” which was chocked full of gay jokes and endless talk about anal sex and male rape.

And on February 24, 2019, he will be hosting what is shaping up to be the queerest Academy Awards ceremony in history.

Here’s what people on Twitter have been saying about the whole thing…

h/t: Queerty