Eddie Murphy Bows Out as Oscar Host

Murphy's decision not to host comes a day after Brett Ratner left the show.
0:24 | 11/09/11

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Any mercy has bowed out as a host of the 84 Academy Awards Murphy's announcement comes one day after his pal Bret Ratner. Left the show was the producer Ratner came under fire for his derogatory term for -- men during a question and answer session. At a screening of his action comedy tower heist in which Murphy stars but Ben Stiller.

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