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The Rock Says He Was ‘First Choice’ For Oscars Host, Pat McAfee Officially Starts With WWE

The Rock At The Oscars?

The Rock says he was the Academy’s first choice to host this year’s Oscars, but it might have been a sly dig at his frequent co-star Kevin Hart.

The Rock posted the following response to a fan question about him potentially hosting the ceremony next year, saying his Jumanji shooting schedule prevented him from hosting the show this year. Hart, who is back for the sequel, was originally set to host the 91st annual awards show, but stepped down in December; this year’s ceremony will go on without a host.

I’d like to say Kevin Hart should call for a ‘truce’ with The Rock… but that didn’t work out so well for Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds.

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Pat McAfee Officially Starts With WWE

Pat McAfee posted the following on Twitter, officially announcing he is now a WWE employee.

McAfee, the former NFL punter and Barstool Sports personality, has made appearances in the past year on commentary panels for NXT. He originally announced the deal with WWE on his radio show last month.

Pat McAfee Signs New Deal With WWE