Invoice Burr’s ‘SNL’ monologue causes Twitter firestorm
Stand-up comedian and former “Breaking Dangerous” actor Invoice Burr has ignited a Twitter firestorm — for mocking everybody from white ladies to gays in his first “Saturday Night time Dwell’’ monologue.
The Netflix star referred to white ladies as his “bitches” whereas claiming they’d “in some way hijacked the woke motion.”
“The woke motion was alleged to be about folks of colour not getting alternatives. … In some way, white ladies swung their Gucci-booted ft over the fence of oppression and caught themselves on the entrance of the road,’’ mentioned the creator of Netflix’s animated present “F is for Household” as he opened TV’s “SNL” on Saturday.
“I’ve by no means heard such complaining in my life from white ladies,” Burr mentioned.
He made enjoyable of gays, too — suggesting their wrestle has been nothing like racial minorities’.
“The month of June is Homosexual Satisfaction month. That’s just a little lengthy, don’t you assume, for a gaggle of folks that have been by no means enslaved?’’ Burr mentioned. “How did they get all of June?
“The black folks have been truly enslaved. They get February, they get 28 days of overcast climate. … How about you hook them up with July? These are equator folks.”
Critics lit up Twitter ripping Burr.
“Invoice Burr is trash and has all the time been trash,” @emrazz, a k a feminist next door, seethed.
“Not as a result of he doesn’t elevate legitimate criticisms in a few of his comedy, however as a result of he has all the time leveraged his potential to level them out to the detriment of change and the advantage of himself, and he can f–ok off into the solar for it.”
@AbbysDad3 wrote, “Jokes have been in poor style, not humorous. As a homosexual man in an interracial relationship we have been each offended and turned the channel. Who accepted that monologue?”
The funnyman additionally got here out swinging in opposition to COVID-19 scofflaws as he opened the present, joking, “Take out your weak cousin with bronchial asthma, I don’t care.
“There’s too many individuals … It stops you from reproducing,’’ Burr mentioned.
@HoyaLikeThat shot again, “As “the weak cousin with bronchial asthma”, I discovered your monologue insensitive & appalling. You don’t know what it’s wish to stay w/this illness — particularly within the age of COVID. It’s not a joke. It’s a scary actuality for which I’ve to be vigilant day by day. Present some class & sensitivity”
Burr ignored the controversy, tweeting Sunday “Because of Lorne, the solid, everybody at @nbcsnl … No phrases to explain how a lot enjoyable that have was!” and calling it the “Night time of my life!”
He did have supporters who tweeted their reward for his act, too.
“Hello. I’m a white girl and I feel your monologue was hilarious and true @billburr. Ignore the simply offended snowflakes!” wrote @boozebudbeards.
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