Pat Sajak is the newest star to weigh in on the course of the Oscars after Kevin Hart stepped down as host over previous tweets he wrote many deemed as homophobic.
On Sunday, the “Wheel of Fortune” host went on Twitter to recommend a “fast repair for the Academy Awards present.”
“Broaden it two nights,” Sajak, 72, wrote.
“On the primary evening, give out awards, and have a good time the historical past and surprise of flicks,” he continued. “On the second evening, maintain your political rally.”
Sajak’s remark comes on the heels of comic Hart stepping down because the host of the Oscars after critics surfaced homophobic tweets from 2010 and 2011.
“I’ve made the selection to step down from internet hosting this 12 months’s Oscar’s….it’s because I don’t need to be a distraction on an evening that needs to be celebrated by so many wonderful proficient artists. I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ group for my insensitive phrases from my previous,” the “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” actor, 39, wrote on Friday.
KEVIN HART STEPS DOWN FROM OSCAR HOSTING GIG AMID CRITICISM OVER PAST ANTI-GAY TWEETS
Nonetheless, this is not the primary time Sajak has taken to social media to share how he is felt.
In October, the sport present legend went on Twitter to remind his followers to vote within the midterm elections, whereas concurrently slamming those that require a TV character to do their civic responsibility. In a controversial declare, he went so far as to say sure individuals shouldn’t even hassle voting.
“I might encourage you to vote subsequent month, however for those who want a TV sport present host to remind you, you then in all probability shouldn’t,” he wrote.
Whereas it’s not normally thought-about an excellent message to encourage individuals to not vote, throughout the context of Sajak’s often playful Twitter presence, it appears as if he was merely making a joke.
In his means, Sajak joined the slew of celebrities who took the November election as an alternative to encourage followers to vote in addition to categorical their very own political opinions.
Fox Information’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.