Jason Alexander lately prevented a question about cancel culture.
The “Seinfeld” star, 62, refused to reply a photographer when requested if the jokes within the sitcom would nonetheless be widespread right now given the adjustments taking place in society.
“This I don’t do,” Alexander mentioned. “Anything but that.”
While Alexander did not wish to contact on the controversial matter, his “Seinfeld” co-star and the present’s co-creator, Jerry Seinfeld, mentioned again in 2015 that “political correctness” is hurting comedy.
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ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd requested Seinfeld on his podcast in 2015, “Does the climate worry you now?” with regard to doing stand-up reveals, particularly at faculties.
“I hear that all the time,” Seinfeld revealed. “I don’t play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me ‘don’t go near colleges. They’re so PC.”
“Does it hurt comedy?” requested Cowherd. “Yes, it does,” Seinfeld mentioned. “To me it’s anti-comedy. It’s more about PC-nonsense.”
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Seinfeld is not the one comic to take subject with the broadness of cancel culture. Dave Chappelle lately mentioned he refuses to be “canceled” over his new comedy particular “The Closer.”
Last week, on the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Chappelle touched on the truth that quite a few people and teams are calling for “The Closer” to be pulled from Netflix due to alleged transphobic feedback he made in it, Deadline reported.
“If this is what being canceled is about, I love it,” Chappelle mentioned. “I don’t know what to tell you, except I’m a bad motherf—er.”
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Host and comic Jay Leno received candid about how cancel culture has modified the foundations of comedy.
During an look on the “PEOPLE Every Day” podcast, the 71-year-old comic emphasised that the one technique to survive was to alter.
“I think it’s like any other thing, you either change or die,” Leno instructed host Janine Rubenstein, echoing feedback he made earlier this month. The former “Tonight Show” host acknowledged that sexist, racist, and homophobic jokes was once accepted within the comedy group.
“Now, everybody has a voice,” he mentioned. “You have to change the material to the times you live in.”
“My attitude is, ‘Look, these are the new rules,’” Leno added. “You want to adapt. If you don’t, fine. Don’t get up and tell jokes then.”‘
Comedian and actor Kevin Hart spoke out about cancel culture after surviving a marketing campaign on social media that referred to as for the top of his profession.
Hart stepped down from the gig however did not formally apologize on the time saying that he addressed these tweets many instances earlier than. Hart later mentioned that he regretted how he dealt with the controversy.
“You gotta get to a point where you become more realistic. What I mean about being realistic is: Nobody’s perfect, nobody’s going to be. We’re living in a time where we’re just expecting perfect, as if people don’t slip and fall down the steps, or everybody walks straight all the time,” he said. “But you stumble … it’s weird to really hold people at a level that they never asked to be held at.”
Hart additional defined, “If babies came out with all the knowledge, then what’s the point of going from age one through 21? You get to 21, and there’s a celebration of you now being an adult, because you spent those years being a kid, doing the things that a kid is supposed to do. So you can’t hold me accountable for things that I did as a kid that were childish behavior, at 21 when I’m now an adult…well from 21, to 31, I was a young adult, so I didn’t know what life was going to be like as an adult, so I messed up as a young adult.”
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