Billy Crystal will be hosting the Academy Awards for next year, after Eddie Murphy back out from the show. This will be Billy’s 9th time for hosting the Oscars.


The legendary Academy Awards host tweeted just minutes ago — “Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward to the show.”

As we previously reported, Murphy backed out from hosting the show yesterday — after his friend Brett Ratner resigned from producing it … following uproar over a homophobic slur Ratner dropped at a film screening.Source:


Check out some videos when Crystal hosted the Oscars –