The Best Suggestions About Who Should Host The Oscars Now

Kevin Hart stepped down from the prestigious hosting gig on Friday, leaving everyone wondering who would take his place at the 2019 Academy Awards.

Hart was named as the Oscars host this week but faced intense scrutiny over homophobic tweets he wrote in 2011. The comedian apologised to the LGBTQ community yesterday and announced he would no longer take on hosting duties.

The news has left everyone excitedly wondering who will step up to MC the biggest night on the Hollywood awards calendar. And a number of celebs have taken the opportunity to hint that they *might* just be available for the job.

READ MORE: Kevin Hart Has Stepped Down As Oscars Host Over Homophobic Tweets 

It is extremely likely that the Academy will just take a flick through their phone book and call up someone who's hosted the show before -- perhaps Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen Degeneres, Neil Patrick Harris or Jon Stewart.

But here are some of the more interesting suggestions floating around the internet that we are very much on board with.

Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph

Jeff Goldblum

Hannah Gadsby

Beto O'Rourke

Dave Chappelle

Will Smith via Instagram Stories

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Melissa McCarthy

Siri And Alexa

Chrissy Teigen

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