14.11.2011 [FemaleFirst.co.uk] - Subtly acknowledging the resignations of Oscars co-producer Brett Ratner and host Eddie Murphy earlier in the week and the rush to fill their vacancies with Brian Grazer and Billy Crystal, respectively, he quipped: "How was your week?"
15.11.2011 [Contactmusic.com] - AdAge said that the pricing was locked in weeks ago, before the recent scandal involving co-producer Brett Ratner, which saw the departure of Ratner and Eddie Murphy. However, the unexpected consequence of that fiasco -- the return of Billy Crystal as
11.11.2011 [Contactmusic.com] - Referring to the departure of Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy, Sherak told Deadline.com "If this happened in January, I would be hiding under my desk. ... We are actually two and a half weeks ahead of where we were last year, in terms of naming a host.
21.11.2011 [Kent Online] - All that fuss over who would host the 2012 Oscars, and now Eddie Murphy has gone and quit. It all started late last week when Academy Award producer Brett Ratner resigned after he made some stupid comments while promoting his latest movie, Tower Heist.
15.11.2011 [Total Film] - Spielberg's former top spot holder Tintin is shoved to three, with In Time and Tower Heist completing the top five – the latter not benefiting from the Oscar controversy surrounding director Brett Ratner and star Eddie Murphy.
11.11.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk (blog)] - So Eddie Murphy, who was last seen making people laugh towards the end of the Eighties, will not be hosting this year's Oscars. The reason? The director of the show, Brett Ratner, has resigned after using the phrase “rehearsing is for fags”.
10.11.2011 [The Guardian] - Eddie Murphy had been hired as Oscars host by Brett Ratner, who resigned as the producer for using a homophobic insult. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA Comedian Eddie Murphy has pulled out as host of next year's Oscars, a day after director Brett Ratner
18.10.2012 - Spike will air an Eddie Murphy tribute on November 14th featuring Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Tracy Morgan […] , Arsenio Hall, Brett Ratner, Charlie Murphy, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Martin Lawrence called "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only." I
10.11.2011 [BBCIndonesia.com] - Aktor dan pelawak Eddie Murphy mengundurkan diri sebagai pembawa acara Piala Oscar 2012 sehari setelah pengunduran diri produser acara Piala Oscar. Produser Brett Ratner, seorang kawan Murphy, mengundurkan diri karena mengeluarkan perkataan yang
10.11.2011 [BBC Tiếng Việt] - Diễn viên và nghệ sĩ hài Eddie Murphy đã từ chối vai trò người dẫn chương trình lễ trao giải Oscar 2012, dự tính tổ chức vào tháng Hai tới. Ông ra quyết định này một ngày sau khi nhà sản xuất Brett Ratnert, bạn của Eddie Murphy, từ chức.
25.11.2011 [BBC Tiếng Việt] - Với việc lễ trao giải vào tháng Hai tới đây sẽ vắng bóng nhà sản xuất Brett Ratner và người dẫn chương trình Eddie Murphy, hậu quả của những lời nhận xét đánh giá thiếu thận trọng mà Ratner đưa ra, nhiều người tin rằng giải Oscar nay đã đã đủ bất ngờ