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Comedian Aziz Ansari will host the 2010 MTV Movie Awards, MTV announced on Monday.

"I'm so happy Ronnie from Jersey Shore was unavailable and this exciting opportunity was able to come my way," Ansari said in a statement.

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The Parks and Recreation star has appeared at the Movie Awards before, having popped up in a Star Trek spoof with Andy Samberg last year.

The 19th annual MTV Movie Awards will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 6.