Joy Behar questions ‘SNL’ firing Shane Gillis: ‘It’s a double standard’

Joy Behar questions ‘SNL’ firing Shane Gillis: ‘It’s a double standard’

under fire after video and audio surfaced of him using language many felt was racist and homophobic.’ data-reactid=”25″>Gillis came under fire after video and audio surfaced of him using language many felt was racist and homophobic.

Sunny Hostin wasn’t so sure it’s that cut-and-dried. “I don’t find racist jokes funny. I don’t find homophobic jokes funny, but I’m a proponent of free speech and I think comedians are there to be provocative and push and push,” said Hostin. “I don’t know how I come down on it.”’ data-reactid=”28″>Co-host Sunny Hostin wasn’t so sure it’s that cut-and-dried. “I don’t find racist jokes funny. I don’t find homophobic jokes funny, but I’m a proponent of free speech and I think comedians are there to be provocative and push and push,” said Hostin. “I don’t know how I come down on it.”

Gillis apologized on Twitter, saying he’s a “comedian who pushes boundaries.”

Sandra Oh, who has hosted “SNL,” also Tweeted she was “glad” to see Gillis cut from the cast:’ data-reactid=”40″>Actress Sandra Oh, who has hosted “SNL,” also Tweeted she was “glad” to see Gillis cut from the cast:

Others disagreed with the show’s decision and blamed “cancel culture” for the firing:



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