Can't move on

Kevin Hart lashes out, accuses people of using Jussie Smollett attack to further “harp” on him

Kevin Hart holding a gold microphone

Kevin Hart can’t seem to catch a break.

Yesterday, the 39-year-old comedian, who’s history of antigay jokes and tweets recently came back to haunt him, responded to the racist and homophobic attack against Jussie Smollett in an Instagram post, calling the incident “unbelievably sad” and decrying society going “backwards.”

This is unbelievably sad. Why are we going backwards….this is disgusting. We as people have to do better. WTF is going on the world???? Why are we falling in love with hate???? God damn it people….Choose love…I repeat…Choose love. I will forever choose love and I will continue to teach my kids how to do the same. Stand strong brother.

The remarks were also posted to Hart’s Twitter page, where they were quickly met with sharp criticism.

Related: Twitter rips into Kevin Hart and D.L. Hughley for their remarks on Jussie Smollett’s attack

Hart wasted no time hitting back. In response to the criticism, he tweeted:

Unfortunately, just like his initial tweet, this one also didn’t go over well either…

It has become quite clear that self-reflection is not Kevin Hart’s strong suit. The man is incapable of understanding why his words and actions are problematic and he’s never going to give people the proper apology they want. At some point, folks are simply going to have to move on. In the meantime, Mr. Hart might consider taking a nice, long vacation, somewhere warm and tropical, without WiFi or access to social media.

Related: 5 questions we wish Ellen would ask Kevin Hart after the Jussie Smollett assault