Billy Crystal to Host 2012 Oscars

Comedian will replace Eddie Murphy as host of the Academy Awards.
0:28 | 11/10/11

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Oscar news now the reigning king emeritus of hosting the Oscars is about to come back and save the day. Comedian Billy Crystal agreed to return and host the Oscars for the ninth time. Replacing Eddie Murphy who just dropped out and crystal made the announcement on Twitter saying this is quote. Am doing the Oscars said the young woman at the pharmacy will stop asking Monday when I picked up my prescriptions. Looking forward to the show.

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