UPDATE, 3:13 p.m. ET 😛 TAGEND
Maher has liberated an confession about the accident 😛 TAGEND
“Friday darkness are always my bad nighttime of sleep because I’m up reflecting on the things I should or shouldn’t have said on my live depict. Last-place nighttime was a particularly long nighttime as I repent the word I used in the banter of a live time. The message was onslaught and I repent saying it and am very sorry.”
Not cool, Bill Maher.
During an interview with Republican Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on his HBO show Real Time last-place nighttime, Maher slipped the n-word in casual conversation, leading to an ungainly time with the legislator and an all the more important blow-back from
Maher was trying to make a joke, it’d seem, but that’s obviously not a really smart message to use in a gag , no matter the context.
WTF, Bill ?!
Sasse — who had a strong reaction to the offensive message in the moment — sauntered back his role in the interview earlier this morning, tweeting 😛 TAGEND
2. But free speech come here for a responsibility to speak up when kinfolks use that message. Me just grovelling last-place nighttime wasnt good enough.
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Ben Sasse (@ BenSasse) June 3, 2017
While others are going off on Maher and announcing for his removal from the TV structure!
Here’s a ramshackle of what everybody on Twitter thinks about Maher’s really ugly time( below ):
Maybe don’t be the white guy that tries to explain why it was okay for Bill Maher to say the n-word.
Solomon Georgio (@ solomongeorgio) June 3, 2017
Half the people telling you its OK for Bill Maher to read N *** er squander the past week unnerved over a females exclusively screening of Wonder Woman.
Ragnarok Lobster (@ eclecticbrotha) June 3, 2017
Bill Maher and Kathy Griffin pictured the coming week that racism can’t be obstructed as “comedy” and stupidity can’t be obstructed as “art”.
Tony Posnanski (@ tonyposnanski) June 3, 2017
It’s important to mark the prowes from the artist. Bill Maher may be a ghastly person, but he’s ALSO a ghastly comedian.
Pixelated Boat (@ pixelatedboat) June 3, 2017
Bill Maher said the N-word? Wow this totally changes my previously high mind of that smug Islamophobic misogynistic attention-whore.
OhNoSheTwitnt (@ OhNoSheTwitnt) June 3, 2017
Seems Maher is in REALLY big trouble, tending worldwide this morning on Twitter.
We’ll see if anything runs of it seeing his show’s future, but for now … wow.
What do U recall, Perezcious readers ?! Did Maher go too far?
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