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It was announced Wednesday that Chris Rock will host the 2016 Oscars.  He has previously hosted the Oscars back in 2005.  Academy Award producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin commented, “Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the entertainment industry.  Comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, documentarian – he’s done it all.  He’s going to be a phenomenal Oscar host!”

Rock commented, “I’m so glad to be hosting the Oscars. It’s great to be back.”  The Oscars are set to air on Sunday, February 28th.  Check out Rock’s opening monologue from 2005 Oscars below.

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