Oscar Hosts

  • Oscars bring back Billy Crystal as host 11-11-2011 12:48 PM

    Los Angeles: Oscar organisers on Thursday brought back funnyman Billy Crystal to host the film awards after recent days of turmoil that led to the departure of one producer and his handpicked emcee Eddie Murphy. Crystal, who has hosted the widely-watched Hollywood telecast eight times previously, announced his new job...
  • Eddie Murphy bows out as Oscar host 10-11-2011 12:50 PM

    Los Angeles: Comedian Eddie Murphy bowed out on Wednesday as host of the upcoming Oscars, one day after producer Brett Ratner who had lured Murphy into the role also exited following an uproar over his use of a gay slur. "I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing his creative partner,...