POPULAR viewers can “BOYCOTT” Netflix to Jimmy Carr’s “career-ending” Holocaust comments as No10 makes “disturbing” comments.
Comedian, 49 years old, was blown away after his horrible comments on his hour-long Netflix special titled ‘His Dark Materials.’
Sajid Javid today described the comedian’s joke as “appalling” as thousands of people rallied to boycott the streaming service.
The Health Secretary urged people to send streaming service Netflix a “very strong message” by “not watching or not listening” to the rising star.
Now, a petition, titled ‘The Roma genocide is no laughing matter’, has been signed by nearly 14,500 people.
And people are demanding his show be removed from Netflix following the appalling comments.
In the broadcast on Christmas Day, Carr spoke of “six million Jewish lives lost” in horror.
For his breakthrough, he made a gruesome remark about the mass murder of tourists during the Holocaust.
The vile comments about the Romani and Sinti mass murders during World War II were influenced by celebrities, charities and Downing Street.
But now the comedian has joked more about the comments – said he would “go down swinging.”
Taking the stage last night for an indie gig at the Whitley Bay Playhouse, Jimmy told the audience that “the joke that ended my career was out there.”
Follow Mirror, a slanderer shouted on a show over the weekend: “Are we going to talk about the Holocaust?”
Jimmy replied, “We’ll talk about everything, everyone. Relax.”
After joking about insulting the LGBT community, Jimmy said: “We’re talking my friends at the last chance party.
“What I’m saying on stage tonight is hardly acceptable. In ten years, I’ll forget about it.
“You should be able to tell your grandchildren about watching this show tonight.
“You would say I saw a man and he was on stage and he made light of serious problems.
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“We used to call them jokes and people would laugh.”
Continuing his attack at his concert last night, Jimmy said: “I’m going to be cancelled, which is bad news. The good news is I’m going down.
“The joke that ended my career, it was there. It’s on YouTube, Netflix, or whatever, and it’s fine until one day it’s gone.”
The comedian then said he wouldn’t come down with a whimper between calls for him to give up the foundation and even being investigated by the police.
A spokesman for Boris Johnson said today that bringing to light the crime of genocide was “unacceptable” and suggested the Government could push for a crackdown on platforms that “didn’t handle it”. harmful content”.
Celebrity Big Brother and My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty said: “He should be investigated by the police.
“It was not a joke. He’s talking about mass murder as a positive thing – is he allowed to say this about black people killed by the Ku Klux Klan?
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“There’s a level you don’t reach. More than a million of my people have lost their lives.”
While Jimmy’s close friend and fellow comedian, David Baddiel said the gag was “cruel and inhumane, malevolent and racist” in a Twitter thread.
He added: “As a footnote, I’d like to add that Jimmy is a dear friend of mine and an excellent stand in general. It makes no difference to how I feel or think about it. this particular joke.”
Hope Not Hate, an anti-fascist and anti-racism advocacy group, also condemned the comedian’s joke on Friday.
In a tweet, they said: “Comedy is a great tool for progressive change and it’s a shame that Jimmy Carr decided to use his platform to celebrate the murder of one of the most marginalized groups in the world. society.”
The Traveler Movement – a charity that supports the UK travel community – said: “This is truly disturbing and goes beyond comical.
“We need all of your support in calling for this issue.”
They have also called on Netflix to remove the segment from its streaming site.
The Auschwitz Memorial urged him to “learn about the fate of the approximately 23,000 Roma and Sinti deported to the Auschwitz camp” in a tweet to their 1.2 million followers.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/17576252/furious-viewers-boycott-netflix-jimmy-carr/ Angry viewers can ‘BOYCOTT’ Netflix over Jimmy Carr’s ‘disturbing’ Holocaust comments as No10 blasts comic comments