Late night television presenter Jimmy Kimmel announced that he has been roped in to host the Oscars next year, according to reports. It will be the first time hosting the event for the comedian.
He tweeted, “Yes, I am hosting the Oscars. This is not a prank. And if it is, my revenge on @TheAcademy will be terrible & sweet.”
Reportedly, the Academy did not respond immediately to requests for confirmation, but it retweeted his announcement.