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Neil Patrick Harris Says His Oscar Jokes Keep Getting Used Up

Neil Patrick Harris makes an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing on Wednesday (February 18).

The 41-year-old actor, who is hosting the Oscars this Sunday night, says that a lot of his planned jokes keep getting said already.

“I’m finding that good jokes that we have that are solid that we think are funny and strong then I’ll watch a late night talk show and they’ll say the same joke. You go, ‘AH!’ We can scratch that one out,” Neil said. “That’s been happening. The Grammys, ah. Saturday Night Live did there, ah hah! I just want everyone to stop talking until Monday.”


Neil Patrick Harris – “Ellen” Interview
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Neil Patrick Harris Goes Totally Gold for EW's Pre-Oscars Issue

Neil Patrick Harris paints himself to match the 2015 Academy Awards golden statuettes on the cover of Entertainment Weekly‘s latest issue.

The 41-year-old first-time Oscars host chatted about his love of musical theater shaping his future as a child.

“My interest in musicals started with Annie. I guess that spoke to small-town me and wanting to maybe someday get to the big city and do something bigger. I wasn’t an orphan, thankfully. But I loved that that small story turned into a much larger adventure,” Neil said.

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Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka Are a Picture Perfect Pair at Grammys 2015

Neil Patrick Harris takes a page from his How I Met Your Mother character Barney Stinson and suits up for the 2015 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

The 41-year-old actor was joined by his husband David Burtka and his former Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-star Lena Hall.

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The day before, Neil began brainstorming what he should wear during his Oscars hosting gig.

“Thinking of going with a solid gold tuxedo for Oscar night. Thoughts? #chafing @TheAcademy,” he tweeted.

FYI: Neil is wearing a Sand Copenhagen suit. Lena is wearing David Yurman jewels.

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Neil Patrick Harris Promises a 'F-cking Hilarious' Oscars 2015 at the Nominees Luncheon!

Neil Patrick Harris steps out in support at the 2015 Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday afternoon (February 2) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

If you didn’t know, the 41-year-old actor will be hosting the big show this upcoming February 22!

Neil went on stage to welcome the guests to the event, and promised that this year’s Oscars will be amazing. “Everything will be f–king hilarious,” he told the crowd. We can’t wait! Stick with JustJared.com on Oscar night for all the coverage of the show.
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Oscars 2015 Opening Number Will Be Written By 'Frozen' Dream Team!

Oscars 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris just made a very exciting announcement – the masterminds behind Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, will be penning a totally original musical number for the opening of the awards show!

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron confirmed on Twitter that the songwriting duo will create “an original multimedia, musical sequence” called “Moving Pictures.”

Neil broke the news via a video on his Twitter feed.

“Check out my Twitter video #Oscar exclusive! I gots me a scoop!” Neil tweeted, along with the video – watch below and tune into the Oscars on February 22!

Neil Patrick Harris Puts His Abs on Display During Hawaiian Vacation with Husband Davis Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris shows off his shirtless body while soaking up some sun on the sand last week in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The 41-year-old actor was joined for the relaxing vacation by his husband David Burtka, with whom he was spotted sharing some romantic smooches.

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A week earlier, Neil revealed he had sadly lost his grandmother.

Meanwhile, he’s also gearing up to host the 2015 Oscars, so it’s no surprise he’s getting in some family time before rehearsals. In case you missed it, check out the first official promo!

10+ pictures inside of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka on vacay together… More Here! »

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Neil Patrick Harris Mourns the Death of His Grandmother

Neil Patrick Harris is mourning the death of his grandmother Martha, who passed away on Christmas night last week.

“My grandma passed away on Thursday night, services are today,” the 41-year-old actor captioned a photo on Instagram. “Martha Jeanne Harris was 92, lived a long, lovely life. We shared a birthday, 6/15. She’ll be missed.”

See a photo from Neil‘s grandmother’s services below. We send out our thoughts and condolences to his family during this time.

Neil will be hosting the Oscars next year for the first time and his promo video was released a few days ago.

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