The new clip starts back in December 2018, when Hart was announced as the host of the Oscars then quickly stepped down following an uproar over a series of past homophobic tweets that resurfaced. Hart further fueled a backlash with the way he chose to phrase his apology — with some suggesting it didn’t even qualify as one. In the trailer, an interviewer asks the comedian if he has any regrets about how he handled the situation: “Let’s just stop it right here, because before people judge and go, ‘Kevin Hart’s a dickhead, he’s an asshole,’ I want you to understand there’s a lot you that you don’t know,” he says.
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The rest of the trailer offers a behind-the-scenes look at Hart’s life and career, touching on his huge achievements and his humble roots with some old home movies that show Hart clowning around as a kid. But the trailer doesn’t shy away from some of the darkness that’s crept into Hart’s career, like the Oscars controversy, a cheating scandal that rocked his second marriage, an encounter with the police and a fight on a private plane.
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