Next Oscar Host: Ellen DeGeneres
She'll be back for a second time
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 2, 2013 10:48 AM CDT
A 2010 file photo of Ellen DeGeneres.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

(Newser) – Seth MacFarlane won't be back at the Oscars next year for an encore: Instead, Ellen DeGeneres is returning as host for a second time, reports the Huffington Post. DeGeneres herself confirmed via jokey tweet: "It's official: I'm hosting the #Oscars! I'd like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra." DeGeneres hosted previously in 2007 and earned an Emmy nod in the process, notes the Academy's news release via the Hollywood Reporter. The show airs on March 2. (IndieWire is already getting a jump on predictions.)

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homer57
Aug 7, 2013 10:07 AM CDT
Ellen, a woman, mind you, said..."my wife" and she also is a woman: does that sound "UNSEEMLY" it sure as heck does! I KNIOW the agenda here...TRUTH is: YOU can't make what will not fit, to fit! you can't make a dead corpse get up and walk, and you can't make a degenerate "SEE" the TRUTH!! Homosexauals do not reproduce, they ONLY recruit! Someone wants to be accepted, even when they know it is..."UNSEEMLY"!!
Pointy01
Aug 5, 2013 9:53 PM CDT
Why do we have to put up with degenerates like this? As usual I shall not watch as the Heavily overpaid Film people give themselves pats on the back & if they are unfortunate to be given some tasteless piece of junk to find room for in their lives.
tiffany_XZ
Aug 5, 2013 9:20 AM CDT
I hope someone tosses an egg at it while it's on stage.