Gervais, who has hosted the Golden Globes four times, recently volunteered himself as host last month after Hart stepped down from the gig.
He'd also be cool with the annual ceremony being scrapped all together.
Following the Kevin Hart debacle, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has reportedly decided to proceed without a host for the Feb. 24 ceremony, according to Variety. People have had mixed feelings about the new possible set up, as the Oscars haven't had a telecast without a host since 1989.
"I think it's a good idea for The Oscars to have no host," he tweeted Thursday. "No guests and no cameras would be good too. Just tweet the list of winners for anyone who still gives a f--k."
"Dear c---s in charge of The Oscars," the actor tweeted last month. "Let me host your show, and I promise I won't offend anyone. Not even Mel Gibson, who you nominated last year."
Gervais loves to make fun of award shows so much that he was even making fun of the Globes while hosting, and memorably laughed out loud on stage after Matt Damon won a trophy for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for his performance in space drama "The Martian." And today, he amused himself on Twitter with a series of tweets about the Oscars.
I think it's a good idea for The Oscars to have no host. No guests and no cameras would be good too. Just tweet the list of winners for anyone who still gives a fuck.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 10, 2019
I should host The Oscars.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 10, 2019
Not because I'm the best person for the job. No way.
But simply because I couldn't give a fuck about any previous tweets. pic.twitter.com/0wYmvQjXmV
This is Ricky’s PR person. I have decided to run this account as I can’t trust Ricky not to say the wrong thing and jeopardise his reputation and career. After all, he is a proper white trash, crackhead, atheist Cunt.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 10, 2019
Rumors of a hostless Oscars have been circulating for weeks. Back in December, "The View" discussed the idea during a Hot Topics panel segment. Whoopi Goldberg, who has hosted the show four times, was firmly against the idea.
"Here's the deal, if you wanna go hostless, that's your prerogative," she said. "I think it's a dumb idea because people need you to take them through things and take care of things when they happen."
Even if there is no host, there might be some major superpower in the telecast. The Hollywood Reporter published an article Thursday claiming producers of the upcoming Academy Awards telecast are scrambling to get as many stars from the "Avengers" franchise as they can to appear on stage at some point.
Sources told THR that several "Avengers" stars were asked not to present at last Sunday's Golden Globes so that they're appearance at the Oscars could be more impactful for fans of the franchise.
As to what will actually go down, we will have to just wait and see.
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