Crystal spilled the beans via Twitter on Thursday afternoon (November 10).
“Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions,” he wrote. “Looking forward to the show.”
Following Crystal’s tweet, the Academy released a statement confirming the hosting news. “Some of the best moments of my career have happened on the Oscar stage,” Crystal said in the statement. “I am thrilled to be back there.”