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  1. Billy Crystal Replaces Eddie Murphy for Oscars: What Hollywood is Saying

    8:06 am 11/11/2011

    The eight-time Academy Awards host will return to the stage on Feb. 26 with producer Brian Grazer tapped to stand in for Brett Ratner.Read more

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  2. Who's to Blame for the 'Tower Heist'-Oscar Debacle? (Analysis)

    5:43 pm 11/10/2011

    Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy's Academy Awards fates seem to have been tied to their film's weak showing.Read more

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  3. Brian Grazer: 5 Things to Know About Brett Ratner’s Oscar Replacement

    7:55 am 11/10/2011

    The “J. Edgar” producer has been tapped to join Don Mischer for the 84th Academy Awards on Feb. 26.Read more

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  4. Ricky Gervais Offers to Host Oscars Following Eddie Murphy, Brett Ratner Exits

    6:55 am 11/10/2011

    The comic suggests a “two for one offer,” as he mulls a Golden Globes return.Read more

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  5. How Much Will Eddie Murphy's Oscar Exit Hurt His Career? (Analysis)

    2:22 pm 11/9/2011

    In a recent interview, the actor-comedian described himself as "a semi-retired gentleman of leisure," adding, "I only want to do what I really want to do, otherwise I'm content to sit here and play my guitar all day."Read more

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  6. Billy Crystal to Host the Oscars

    2:01 pm 11/9/2011

    UPDATED: The Academy confirms that the actor-comedian, who first broke the news via Twitter, will replace Eddie Murphy. Crystal previously presided over the telecast eight times.Read more

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  7. Meet the Man Whose Tweet Brought Down Brett Ratner

    1:48 pm 11/9/2011

    D.C. Douglas, an actor and voice-over specialist, first tweeted about Ratner saying “rehearsal's for fags.” The ensuing firestorm has ended with Ratner and host Eddie Murphy exiting the show and Brian Grazer taking over as producer. Read more

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  8. Eddie Murphy Out As Oscar Host: What Hollywood Is Saying

    12:49 pm 11/9/2011

    The actor announced he will no longer be hosting the Oscars Tuesday, one day after his "Tower Heist" director, Brett Ratner, stepped down from his gig as the awards show producer. Read more

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  9. Howard Stern Defends Brett Ratner, Slams Hollywood As 'Loony' (Video)

    12:42 pm 11/9/2011

    The shock-jock contrasts reaction to the director's use of the word "fag" to controversies involving Roman Polanski, Hilary Swank and Charlie Sheen.Read more

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  10. Eddie Murphy Out, Brett Ratner Deuces: Who Should Replace the Oscar Team? (Poll)

    12:29 pm 11/9/2011

    THR wants to know who its readers think the Academy should tap next to replace the duo.Read more

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