Kevin Hart said in an interview recently that he needed to be “more careful” In the age of “cancel culture,” However, it also stressed the importance to give people another chance.
Appearing On “The Verywell Mind Podcast,” the comedian-turned-actor explained that he’s learned to be more cautious with his jokes and is actively making an effort to be more self-aware. “Let’s be honest, I think there was a lot of changes that were needed and necessary, right? And I think being aware is something we should all prioritize. Just being aware,” he expressed to host and licensed therapist Amy Morin. “We’re learning to better understand each other, and in doing so, respect should be attached to that.” Hart admitted that today there is a need for a “heightened level of security” However, social media can be a catalyst for change. “real-life examples of what you’re supposed to grow from.” After all, if everyone is getting “canceled” Right and left “what the f***? Where do we go?” He asked. He explained that he was still a comic at heart. “we can’t lose the idea of laughing at ourselves.”
His stance on cancelculture has changed, but he isn’t pointing fingers at haters anymore in fervent online rants. It took him having conversations with close friends to fully understand this moment. “It wasn’t until close friends like Wanda Sykes, Lee Daniels, and Ellen [DeGeneres] talked to me and explained what they didn’t hear me say that I understood,” He said Men’s health 2020 “Then I was like, ‘Oh, s**t—I did f*** up.’ “