Bill Maher drops N-word on national TV, joins Kathy Griffin in the dog house

Kathy Griffin can breathe a sigh of relief.

Comedian Bill Maher, who frequently finds himself immersed in controversy, stepped in it big time on Friday while interviewing Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse.

The two were discussing Sasse’s new book, “The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance,” when Maher dropped the N-word.

Sasse had just finished telling Maher that adults don’t usually dress in costume for Halloween in Nebraska, prompting Maher to reply that he needs to “get to Nebraska more.”

“You’re welcome. We’d love to have you work in the fields with us,” the senator quipped.

“Work in the fields?” Maher asked incredulously. “Senator, I’m a house n***er.”

Sasse responded with an uncomfortable smile as the audience groaned in disapproval.

“It’s a joke,” Maher declared, which drew applause from the audience.

[wpvideo IsopikE7]

But social media was not applauding.

Not surprisingly, some tried to pin the blame on Sasse and President Donald Trump.

Conservative author, editor and pundit Mary Katharine Ham put it best.

Wake up right! Receive our free morning news blast HERE

DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW

Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.
Carmine Sabia

Comment

PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW COMMENT SYSTEM! We love hearing from our readers and invite you to join us for feedback and great conversation. If you've commented with us before, we'll need you to re-input your email address for this. The public will not see it and we do not share it.

Latest Articles