Egyptians urge boycotting Kevin Hart
For the first time ever, Kevin Hart will be adding a stop in Cairo for his upcoming tour ”Reality Check” tour.
The comedian and actor will be performing at Cairo Stadium hall 1 on Feb. 21, 2023.
Hart took to his Twitter account to announce his itinerary to his fans: ”So excited to announce I’ll be coming to Cairo, Egypt in 2023 for the first time ever! Tickets go on sale Monday, Dec. 12 at 12 pm!”
But Egyptians don’t seem too pleased about the event, as social media users started a hashtag demanding Hart’s event to be canceled.
The hashtag started after the star’s previous statements about the origins of the king of ancient Egypt, which some described as a “racist statement” to Egyptian history.
At the time, Hart said: ”We must teach our children the true history of black Africans when they were kings in Egypt, and not just the era of slavery that is cemented by education in America. Do you remember the time when we were kings?”
Several social media users rebuked the comedian, telling him that he was not welcome in a country whose history he attempted to rewrite.