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When the call comes, Kevin Hart is ready to host the Oscars: 'I'll be great at it'

by Randee Dawn /  / Updated  / Source: TODAY

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Kevin Hart hasn't officially been asked to host the Academy Awards — though he's reportedly on a shortlist of possible hosts. But should the call ever come, man, is he ready to go.

"When it does happen, I'll be great at it," Hart said during a visit to TODAY Wednesday.

No false modesty there, but of course, he said with a lot of charm! As Hart added, "It's gonna happen when it's supposed to. I'm not rushing it. ... It'll be something else to say that I've done in my career, and when that time comes, I'll be ready."

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It's not like Hart doesn't have a lot of other things on his plate right now. In August, he married his longtime girlfriend Eniko Parrish.

Asked what Eniko would say is the best thing about being married to him, he quipped, "My body."

On top of that he's raising children from his first marriage, Heaven, 11, and Hendrix, 8.

He noted it's been a bit of a struggle to keep Hendrix out of trouble.

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"My son is the type of kid right now if he was in here he'd lick that wall," said Hart. "I'd say, 'Son, don't lick that wall.' ... He gets mad at me: 'Why can't I lick the wall? I ain't doin' nothing wrong, I ain't messing with nobody. I'm just licking a wall!'"

We can see where that might keep Hart extra busy!

Hart's new stand-up special "Kevin Hart: What Now?" is now in theaters.

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