Shane Gillis, the new cast member of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ is now facing renewed accusations of racism and sexism. As Fox News reports:
Soon after being named a new cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” on Thursday, comedian Shane Gillis was facing accusations of racism, sexism and homophobia.
Whether the charges will cost him a spot on the network’s long-running late-night show remained to be seen.
Not long after NBC announced that Gillis – along with comedians Bowen Yang and Cloe Fineman – had been added to the cast, Variety reported that a since-deleted YouTube video, as well as Gillis podcasts, include frequent comments against Asians, Muslims, women, gays and other groups.
The backlash on social media was swift and severe – especially from the Asian community, which responded to Gillis’ video comments such as “Chinatown’s f—ing nuts,” and “Let the f—ing ch—s live there.”
In the age of ever present wokeness, how long can Gillis last on the notoriously liberal show?