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Kevin Hart Slams NBC News After They Use His Picture For Story About Usain Bolt

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

02:57 27 Aug 2020


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Kevin Hart hits out at NBC News

Comedian Kevin Hart has slammed NBC News after they used his picture in an article about Usain Bolt.

The headline read, 'Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, tests positive for coronavirus.'

The publication have since apologised for the error.

 

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Grown little man....

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Kevin shared a screenshot of the article's headline on Instagram.

He captioned it, 'No comment.....I must of gotten really fast & tall overnight....'

'I want to take advantage of this moment & race anybody in the world.'

 

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I appreciate the love @unionlosangeles @chrisunion ....love the sneaks and love what they represent even more #LilSwag #ComedicRockStarShit

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The actor continued, 'We can bet whatever....Sh*t just got real.'

'I am also no longer doing comedy due to my Olympic training schedule....IM BACK BI***ES!!!!!!'

'P.S this is Disrespectful on so many levels....All you can do is laugh. Maybe the Covid 19 shrunk his legs & torso'

The apology

It wasn't long before NBC News reached out to apologise for the error.

They tweeted, 'Very sorry about that @KevinHart4real – bad technical glitch in how photos show up on Facebook.'

At the bottom of the article itself, they included a correction note:

'A previous version of this article included an incorrect photo on some platforms due to a technical problem.'

'The photo depicted actor Kevin Hart. It has been replaced with a photo of Usain Bolt.'

Kevin hasn't made any further comment.


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