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Kevin Hart was honored with the 2024 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at a ceremony held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The event was filled with comedic tributes from a star-studded lineup including Dave Chappelle, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Rock, Tiffany Haddish, and many more. Hart’s success as a comedian and actor was highlighted, with his impressive box office numbers and global revenue mentioned. The show will premiere on Netflix as part of the Netflix Is A Joke Fest.

Dave Chappelle delivered a heartfelt tribute to Hart, praising his influence in the comedy community and his grace and kindness. Nick Cannon, another close friend of Hart, continued their tradition of pranks by pulling a joke on him at the ceremony. The event marked a new era for the Twain Prize as it moves to Netflix after airing on PBS for two decades. The shift to Netflix is expected to bring a wider audience to the show and allow for more uncensored content.

Tiffany Haddish took a unique approach to her tribute, joking that Hart is actually a leprechaun due to his ability to succeed in various ventures. She also expressed gratitude for Hart’s support and encouragement throughout her career. Chris Rock added a political twist to the event, making a prediction about future award names based on the outcome of the upcoming election. His comedic bit added some humor to the evening and kept the audience entertained.

The ceremony featured performances by Robin Thicke and Nelly, who are part of Hart’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood” crew. The event was filled with laughter, anecdotes, and heartfelt sentiments from those who know and admire Hart. The show promises to be a memorable and entertaining watch when it premieres on Netflix, showcasing the talent and impact of one of Hollywood’s biggest comedy stars. Overall, the night was a celebration of Kevin Hart’s contributions to the world of comedy and entertainment.

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