Seth MacFarlane Confirms He Won't Host the Oscars Again, World Rejoices
"Traumatized critics exhale: I'm unable to do the Oscars again," MacFarlane tweeted. "Tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep. However, I highly recommend the job, as Zadan and Meron are two of the most talented producers in the business. My suggestion for host is Joaquin Phoenix."
MacFarlane had reportedly been asked to host again, though it was never confirmed. However, by MacFarlane's turn of phrase "tried to make it work," it appears that he was, in fact, asked back.
Now, speculation begins as to who will be called in now that MacFarlane is out. Likely, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will seek out someone who can act and sing and has an equally-divided male and female fan base, hosting experience and a face for television. Let's be honest, it's going to be Justin Timberlake.