Eddie Murphy confirmed to host the Oscars 2012

The 84th Academy awards show is set for February next year (2012) and what better way to start the year than to have Mr Eddie Murphy host the prestigious Oscars. There were weeks of rumors prior to the announcement of the stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, director, and musician to become the host for the show.

The director for next years Oscars is Brett Ratner, and he chose Eddie to host the show. So lets hope he made the right decision.

Eddie Murphy is most well-known for being a stand-up comedian and also the voice for Donkey in Shrek.