PHILADELPHIA native Comedian/Actor/Director/RealiTV/Author star KEVIN HART is WRITING HIS OWN STORY as he covers the new issue of VARIETY Magazine!!!
Here are some interview interludes:
On the relationship between his work ethic and his workout epic:
“You can’t expect to give 100% if you’re not in a physical place to give 100%,”
On transforming the real-life pain brought about by his father into comedic stage material
“People get to see the comedic persona, but there’s more to me,” Hart says. “This is a story that can be told, and I chose to tell it. It’s funny, but there are serious components to it. He didn’t escape any of it — jail, drugs, addictions, ruining your family to a point where my mom didn’t want me and my brother to be around him. Seeing the stuff firsthand. Seeing the reality behind drugs and addiction, and what it can really do to a person, that’s why I don’t do drugs. I learned what I shouldn’t be doing from what my dad did.”
On his father's sobriety, their reconciliation, and; his father's relationship with his grandchildren: