Ellen Hosting Oscars: Hollywood Reacts on Twitter
The stars shared their thoughts about the talk show host and comedian's second time emceeing the big event.
Ellen DeGeneres took to Twitter this morning to announce that she'd be hosting the 2014 Academy Awards.
So it's only fitting that Hollywood is also turning to social media to share their thoughts about the talk show host and comedian's second time emceeing the big event.
Most stars were complimentary, with actor Josh Gad writing "Yes!!!!" followed by a link to news of DeGeneres' hosting gig, and Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun tweeting a simple "congrats!!!" at her account.
But critic Richard Roeper was among those panning the choice, calling it "the bland leading the bland."
Meanwhile, the executive producer of DeGeneres' talk show, Andy Lassner, wondered, "What's this do for me?"
See more of Hollywood's reactions to today's Oscar news below.
— Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) August 2, 2013
Psyched about Ellen hosting the Oscars! Not psyched that we are already talking about the Oscars. It's August, right??
— Andy Cohen (@BravoAndy) August 2, 2013
Yay @theellenshow !! What's this do for me?
— andy lassner (@andylassner) August 2, 2013
Ellen to host the Oscars. The bland leading the bland.
— Richard Roeper (@richardroeper) August 2, 2013
— Wendy Williams (@WendyWilliams) August 2, 2013
— Neil Meron (@neilmeron) August 2, 2013
— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) August 2, 2013
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