Kevin Hart is sending his followers a message about growth.
In a post to his Instagram Saturday, the comedian questioned why people have forgotten that everyone can learn and grow.
“When did we get to the point where we forgot that we all learn, then we all have the ability to grow and with that growth comes a wealth of knowledge. You can’t change without a understanding of what GROWTH means,” he wrote. “Please grasp this and use it in 2019.”
Though Hart didn’t direct the message to anything specifically, the post seems to be in response to the recent backlash he received over homophobic comments and tweets that resurfaced in early December. The controversy caused him to step down as this year’s Oscars host.
On Friday, more backlash poured in on social media after he appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to talk about the controversy, where host Degeneres supported him in returning as host of the award show.
Hart’s post also included a screenshot of examples meant to show how learning and growth is important in multiple fields.
“Basketball players aren’t great until they LEARN how to play the game correctly. Teachers are great teachers when they LEARN how to get thru (sic) to kids correctly,” the post read. “Architects become great at their job when they LEARN how to build correctly…”
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