Kevin Hart Says He Won't Play a Gay Character, Turned Down Tropic Thunder Role for Being Too "Flagrant"

January 18, 2015 5:39 PM

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Kevin Hart Says He Won't Play a Gay Character, Turned Down Tropic Thunder Role for Being Too "Flagrant"

It's been big week for comedian Kevin Hart, whose movie The Wedding Ringer was released on Friday, Jan. 16 and who hosted the Jan. 17 episode of Saturday Night Live. But a recent radio interview with the actor, 35, has sparked some controversy after Hart said he would not play a gay character on the screen.

"I can't," he told Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club on Jan. 16 of playing a homosexual character. "Not because I have any ill will or disrespect. Its because I don't think I'm really going to dive into that role 100 percent because of insecurities about myself trying to play that part. Does that mak...

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