Comedian calls white-bashing NY Times hire ‘Ling Ling’ and he’s not kowtowing over a few Asian jokes

Comedian Terrence K. Williams appeared on Fox News’ “Watters’ World” on Saturday to comment on Sarah Jeong, the new member of the New York Times editorial board, but pushed the envelope a little too far for some when he mocked the honky-hating liberal’s Asian heritage — after all, it’s not like the comedian is a ranking member of the liberal elite.

Host Jesse Watters buried his head in his hands as Williams made what many saw as a racist joke. Watters told the black comedian he may have just gotten himself in trouble as he cut him off and went to break — albeit it, with a chuckle.

“That is a nasty woman,” Williams said of Jeong. “So, of course, the nasty New York Times would hire her. But would they hire Roseanne? No. And I would tell people not to read the New York Times, but it’s too late, nobody reads it anyway.”

“I don’t know if this lady is Chinese, Japanese or Crazy-nese,” he continued. “They are a bunch of hypocrites.”

The Times stands by the hiring of Jeong, despite her well established trail of hateful, racist tweets attacking white people — white men in particular — and cops.

In noting that The Times defended a racist Jeong by claiming she was “imitating the rhetoric” of those who attacked her, Watters asked Williams if that made sense.

“That don’t make no sense,” he replied. “There is something wrong with them fortune cookies that Ling Ling’s eating.”

“I think you now have gotten yourself in trouble,” Watters interjected, as he cut for a break.

Bear in mind, Rosie O’Donnell once found herself in hot water for impersonating the Chinese media during a 2006 episode of “The View.”

O’Donnell dismissed the display as misunderstood humor, and she was defended by liberals like Stephen Colbert.

“I know what it’s like to be attacked by the Peking PC police, or as I call them, the Chang-stapo,” he said in an episode of “The Colbert Report.”

Colbert also joked in 2014 about starting a “Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever.”

As for Williams, he took to Twitter to defend himself.

“I called a racist Asian ‘Ling Ling’ but I wasn’t being racist and hateful like her,” he tweeted. “She wished death on white people – that’s racist [and] told black people to shoot cops so they can get get killed – that’s racist. I’m a comedian, I love Asians and as I think about It dated a few.”

Not that the comedian wasn’t aware of who was behind much of the outrage — white liberals.

“I’m done explaining myself! I will not let these racist white liberals ruin my day from over a Joke,” Williams said in a follow-up tweet. “I was in the children shelter with Asians, Hispanics, Whites & blacks. I grew up loving everybody. I’m a comedian & i made a joke. The end! RETWEET if you stand by me!”

Tom Tillison

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