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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Eddie Murphy's 6 Biggest Missteps Before Bailing on the Oscars

    11:51 am 11/9/2011

    "Norbit," an album and picking up a prostitute are among the notable entries on THR's chronology of the comedian's biggest snafus.Read more

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  9. Eddie Murphy Exits as Oscar Host

    11:00 am 11/9/2011

    The actor's departure comes a day after show producer Brett Ratner stepped down.Read more

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  10. Brett Ratner: What the Industry Is Saying

    10:19 am 11/9/2011

    There are no shortage of opinions on the director, who announced he would no longer be producing the 2012 Oscars telecast Tuesday after recently making an anti-gay comment. Read more

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