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Frank Skinner says cancel culture isn't new, but admits "bullish" soccer player Jason Lee

“There was no time to say anything”: Frank Skinner says cancel culture isn’t new … but “bullying” in a “pineapple” sketch featuring black-painted David Baddiel. Admits “Bullying” soccer player Jason Lee

  • Frank Skinner rejected the notion that comedians ban free speech
  • He said: “I don’t think you’ve ever been able to just say something.”
  • Skinner was previously criticized for despising black soccer player Jason Lee.
  • The comedian recalled and said he considered sketching as a “bullying campaign.”

Frank Skinner dismissed the idea that comedians banned freedom of speech in order to cancel culture, saying, “I don’t think there was a time when you could just say nothing.”

A 65-year-old comedian said that “everyone has their own standards and restrictions” and “doesn’t know what the fuss is” when it comes to widely accepted materials.

He remembered an early show in the 1980s. There, the host apologized to the crowd for his “risk sexual material” on behalf of the comedian, but then he continued to make “racist” jokes.

Talking to the Guardian, Skinner said:’Everyone has their own standards and constraints. But I think it was good to keep asking what I said. That made me think more. ”

Skinner admitted to adopting the then-widely accepted negative language of the decade surrounding sexuality, gender and ethnicity. That’s because it was standard.

He was previously criticized for despising black soccer player Jason Lee when he was hosting the Fantasy Football League with David Badiel in the 90’s.

Frank Skinner dismissed the idea that comedians banned freedom of speech to cancel culture, saying,

Frank Skinner dismissed the idea that comedians banned freedom of speech to cancel culture, saying, “I don’t think there’s ever been a time when you could just say something.” rice field

Controversy: Skinner was previously criticized for despising black soccer player Jason Lee when hosting the Fantasy Soccer League with David Badiel.

Controversy: Skinner was previously criticized for despising black soccer player Jason Lee when hosting the Fantasy Soccer League with David Badiel.

A 65-year-old comedian said that

A 65-year-old comedian said that “everyone has their own standards and restrictions” and “doesn’t know what the fuss is” as to which material is widely accepted.

The pair compared the dreadlocks hairstyle of a former Nottingham Forest striker with a “pineapple” during a sketch that included Badiel having a blackface-since he apologized.

Skits have a lasting effect, and soccer players are often the target of racist hooligans as a result while on the pitch.

Skinner recalled and said he saw sketches as “embarrassing” and “bullying campaigns.”

He also said he had blown up the BBC and was “ok” before the show came out, and the company wasn’t the “leader” of the pair, but instead “offended them.”

At the time, Skinner said: The effect was much wider. “

Lamphun: The pair compared Lee's dreadlocks hairstyle to

Lamphun: The pair compared Lee’s dreadlocks hairstyle to “pineapple” during a sketch that included Badiel having a blackface.

Comedians admitted to using “racist, sexist, homosexual” materials when they were young, but said they were a sign of the culturally divided decade in which he grew up. Insisted.

He grew up in the West Midlands working class Oldbury public housing in the 1970s. This was a decade of economic decline, with a surge in UK unemployment and social unrest.

He told I Paper in 2021. “I’m glad to continue to apologize because I know that not everyone has seen the latest apologies. You make a statement, and not everyone sees them, they often flicker in the air. only.

The comedian grew up in the West Midlands working-class Oldbury public housing in the 1970s (Photo: Skinner in 1992).

The comedian grew up in the West Midlands working-class Oldbury public housing in the 1970s (Photo: Skinner in 1992).

“I’m trying to explain that I made a mistake and I don’t understand, but some people want to say that I’m a terrible person, and I think there is a thrill of anger. that too. ‘

Skinner also previously said that this is a good omen for the next generation, including his 10-year-old son Buzz, the only child with comedian’s long-term partner Casmason.

He said:’My child, I can learn from him. He has no problems with gender politics and no problems with race. He doesn’t even doubt it. We talk about them. The future will be much better. “

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