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The Eddie Murphy You Love Is Dead [Grierson & Leitch]

3 years agoSports : Deadspin

While suffering through this year's Oscars—ha ha, Billy Crystal kissed George Clooney, ha ha—it was hard not to think, "Geez, if Brett Ratner had kept his mouth shut, none of this would have happened and Eddie Murphy could have been the host." Indeed, the news last year that Murphy had agreed to host February's Academy Awards was greeted with a lot of cheers by folks who hoped that the comic superstar could bring an element of danger and excitement to a ceremony that's never been particularly pulse-pounding.
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The Oscars Have Found Their Host: Billy Crystal

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (3 years ago)

That was fast! Following yesterday's announcement that Eddie Murphy was stepping down as Oscar host in the wake of producer Brett Ratner's resignation, the Oscars have found their new emcee. The Academy has confirmed that Billy Crys... Read Post

Billy Crystal Is the New Oscar Host

Entertainment : Defamer (3 years ago)

No, it is not 1991 all over again, but Billy Crystal is going to host the Oscars now that Brett Ratner got fired and Eddie Murphy stepped down as host. The forces of nostalgia have won out yet again. More » Read Post

Eddie Murphy to Host the Oscars: Love It or Leave It?

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (3 years ago)

Director Brett Ratner is producing next year's Oscars, and he has chosen Eddie Murphy to host the show. Earlier this year, Billy Crystal had expressed interest, but Murphy, who recently worked with Ratner on Tower Heist, has come ou... Read Post


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