Saturday, May 21

British comedian in Twitter storm after Holocaust joke

Netflix comedian Jimmy Carr is condemned after joking about Roma people who were killed by the Nazis during World War II.

James Carr (49) is a British-Irish comedian, writer and TV presenter. He has so far been best known for his dark humor and interaction with the audience during the performances.

– The joke appears distasteful and unreflective, says Guri Hjeltnes to Aftenposten. She is the director of the Norwegian Holocaust Center (HL Center).

Jimmy Carr, who is touring 15 Norwegian cities this summer, has been in bad weather the last few days.

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