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MTV Video Music Awards Host Kevin Hart's Celebrity Jokes That Flopped

Kevin Hart is the latest comedian to be crowned host of the MTV Video Music Awards. In the past, this honor was granted to funny folks from Chris Rock to Arsenio Hall to Chelsea Handler, and even to no one in 2007 (#fail). But unlike those other people who actually make us laugh, the 2012 headliner just isn't rubbing us the right way.

In a recent appearance on Good Afternoon America, Hart's lackluster comedic qualities were in full effect. When host Lara Spencer asked how he planned to rev up the crowd at the September 9 ceremony, Hart proudly announced "I'm a sex symbol, so I'm just gonna show up and the crowd's gonna go crazy." Oh, ok. 

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