TV personality Ellen DeGeneres (L) and singer Beyonce speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Ellen DeGeneres is going to host next year’s Academy Awards show, she said on Twitter.
“It’s official: I’m hosting the #Oscars! I’d like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra,” she wrote.
Variety magazine reported Friday that DeGeneres will host the Oscars on March 2.
It is the second time that DeGeneres will be hosting the awards show.
She hosted the event in 2007.
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