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Oscars in tatters as Eddie walks out

Published 20/11/2011 | 06:00

Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy

The Academy Awards are three months away but already preparations are in tatters after compere Eddie Murphy resigned in solidarity with his friend, director Brett Ratner. Ratner had been due to produce next year's TV broadcast of the Academy Awards, but was forced to step down after a series of unfortunate homophobic gaffes.

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