RumorFix has confirmed that comedian Ellen DeGeneres is hosting the Oscars for the second time.
Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron released a statement saying, “We are thrilled to have Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars. As a longtime friend, we had always hoped to find a project for us to do together, and nothing could be more exciting than teaming up to do the Oscars. There are few stars today who have Ellen’s gift for comedy, with her warmth and humanity. She is beloved everywhere, and we expect that the audience at the Dolby Theater, and in homes around the globe, will be as excited by this news as we are.”
Ellen reacted with humor on Twitter: