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February 2011

2011 Academy Award Preview

Hosting the Oscars is a tough gig, even for industry veterans like Billy Crystal, Jon Stewart, and Steve Martin. So tough, that Whoopi Goldberg, who emceed the event on four different occasions through the 90's and 00's was once quoted as saying: "Hosting the Oscars is a no-win" situation. Just ask David Letterman, who took the reigns in 1994, and can never seem to escape the moment his Uma-Oprah banter went south.

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