According to Variety, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has not been able to find a replacement for Hart and are considering moving forward without a host. Instead, they are considering “a bunch of huge celebs, something SNL style, and buzzy people.”
“If you want to go hostless, that’s your prerogative,” Goldberg said. “I think it’s a dumb idea. People need someone to take them through things. I think it needs to be somebody who loves the films.“
As for who she would recommend as the next host, Goldberg offered up herself. She’s hosted Hollywood’s biggest night in 1994, 1996, 1999 and 2002.
“Now, I realize I may not be anybody’s first choice,” the actress said, trailing off.
We wouldn’t be mad at it!
The 91st annual Academy Awards will be held on February 24, 2019.
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