NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 17: Sandra Bullock attends the “Bird Box” New York Screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on December 17, 2018 in New York City.
icipation of the public would be able to change the Oscars next year, when Sandra Bullock has her way.
In order to resolve the host-less situation for the 2019 awards show, Bullock, a former Academy Award winner, proved to be an unorthodox suggestion: have the actors in the crowd randomly chosen to take part.
And that plans of the Academy Awards “doesn’t even have to tell them that it happens, just put up the teleprompter, and go,” it’s your turn,'” Bullock told the outlet. “You’re the actor, figure it out.”
The actress shared her ideas during the interview with The Associated Press at a screening of her film “Bird Box.”
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“I pulled that out of my ass,” she said. “It’s amazing.”
Var’s suggestion came after comedian Kevin Hart decided to bow out of the planned Oscars hosting duties earlier this month after criticism of year-old tweets that were deemed anti-gay.
He made his announcement in a series of tweets and apologized to the LGBTQ community for his earlier comments.
“I have made the choice to resign and for the host of this year’s Oscar’s….this is because I don’t want a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists,” Hart tweeted.
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In a follow-up tweet he added, “I’m sorry that I hurt people.. I am in development and will continue to do so. My goal is to bring people together not tear us apart. Much love and appreciation for the Academy. I hope we can meet again.”
In the days after, a report from Variety suggested that the organisers were considering airing the show without a host.
The 91st Academy Awards is set to air Sunday, feb. 24.
Fox News’ Louis Casiano, Matt Richardson and The Associated Press contributed to this report.