Found November 09, 2011 on
Less than 24 hours after Brett Ratner resigned as producer of the 2012 Oscars after making an anti-gay slur, his handpicked host Eddie Murphy has quit.
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Writing these last two weeks about fandom was fun, but I would really like to return to my roots of writing about something that I know nothing about, kinda like Eddie Murphy quitting family films and potentially returning to stand-up. So I decided to tackle marriage, and let all you hot glovers out there know what’s up before you make a potentially expensive mistake. So let’s...
Legendary funny-man Eddie Murphy has quit as host for the the 2012 Oscars. Murphy left just one day after Brett Ratner, a producer for the awards show, resigned after using a derogatory slur in a press conference for his latest movie, Tower Heist, which also features Murphy.
When asked during a Q&A session about rehearsing, Ratner said “rehearsing is for ****,” the L...
Brett Ratner got his man Eddie Murphy signed on to host this year's Oscars telecast but now the "Tower Heist" director has stepped down as producer of the 84th Academy Awards show.