“Roseanne” the fans have called on Bill Maher to be fired, after he joked Chairman of the Asset was part orangutan.
“Roseanne” the fans have called on HBO to fire “Real Time” host Bill Maher in response to the comedian the jokes that President Trump was part orangutan.
ABC quickly cancelled the successful “Roseanne” reboot Tuesday, hours after the star, Roseanne Barr, posted a racist tweet about the former President Obama aide Valerie Jarrett. The tweet said Jarrett, who is African-American and born in Iran, is if the Muslim brotherhood & the planet of the apes had a baby.” Barr apologized for the tweet before her show was cancelled. The next day she appeared to blame the prescription pill Ambien for the tweet.
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Following ABC’s announcement, Charlie Kirk, the founder of the Turning point in the US, a right-wing non-profit group, tweeted: “Wait, Bill Maher makes comparisons with Trump is a gorilla? They get classified as ‘jokes’ by the media and he is, of course, allowed to keep his show and his life ruined. The difference? Bill Maher is a liberal, Roseanne is a liberal Trump supporter.”
Wait, Bill Maher makes comparisons with Trump is a gorilla?
They get classified as “jokes” by the media and he is, of course, allowed to keep his show and his life ruined
Bill Maher is a liberal, Roseanne is a liberal Trump supporter
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) 29 May 2018
However, some social media users pointed out that Trump sued Maher after he made a joke about Jay Leno ‘ s late-night talk show that he would “offer of $5 million to Donald Trump that he can donate to a charity of his choice” if he could prove that his father is not an orangutan. Maher made the joke Trump card proved to be an orangutan, because they both had the same color hair, Reuters reported. Trump withdrew the lawsuit against Maher eight weeks after the submission of the.
I’m so old I remember when Bill Maher claimed to be President Trump’s mother had sex with an orangutan” and he loved his job pic.twitter.com/WWQIFhZbnO
— Jack Posobiec🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) 29 May 2018
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Social media users also pointed out that Maher’s show “Politically Incorrect” was dropped by ABC in 2002 as a result of the comments he made about the Sept. 11. 2001 terror attacks. The comedian argued that “the labelling of terrorists as cowards is hypocritical, and that we have the cowards, lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away,” Bustle reported.
Actually, Maher’s own free thinking got him cancelled on ABC — in 2001, after the attacks of 9/11. And the history of black people being compared to monkeys/gorillas/chimpanzees is long and ugly. (Read a comments section about Serena Williams and see how fast the monkey comparisons start). https://t.co/AJhELQkc0t
— Robert George (@RobGeorge) 29 May 2018
Bustle noted Maher’s name was trending on Twitter and was mentioned more than 54,000 times. Maher has not directly responded to the comment.
He came under fire in June 2017 after tweeting, “This [North] Korean thing is getting tense! I mean, I think it is, I’m on vaca. The ladies at my nail salon are freaking out, that’s what I know!”
Maher was also critical of a month earlier, when he called himself a “house-n—-r” on his HBO show in June 2017.
He apologized for the expletive, and HBO later removed his comment from the future airing of the episode, calling it “inexcusable.”