‘Seinfeld’ actor Jason Alexander avoids query about cancel tradition

'Seinfeld' actor Jason Alexander avoids question about cancel culture

2021-10-13 23:53:53

Jason Alexander not too long ago averted a query about cancel tradition.

The “Seinfeld” star, 62, refused to reply a photographer when requested if the jokes within the sitcom would nonetheless be widespread at this time given the modifications taking place in society. 

“This I do not do,” Alexander mentioned. “Something however that.”

Whereas Alexander did not wish to contact on the controversial subject, his “Seinfeld” co-star and the present’s co-creator, Jerry Seinfeld, mentioned again in 2015 that “political correctness” is hurting comedy.

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ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd requested Seinfeld on his podcast in 2015, “Does the local weather fear you now?” with regard to doing stand-up reveals, particularly at schools.

“I hear that on a regular basis,” Seinfeld revealed. “I do not play schools, however I hear lots of people inform me ‘do not go close to schools. They’re so PC.”

Jason Alexander did not wish to reply a query about cancel tradition. 
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“Does it damage comedy?” requested Cowherd. “Sure, it does,” Seinfeld mentioned. “To me it is anti-comedy. It is extra about PC-nonsense.”

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Seinfeld is not the one comic to take situation with the broadness of cancel tradition. Dave Chappelle not too long ago mentioned he refuses to be “canceled” over his new comedy particular “The Nearer.”

Final week, on the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Chappelle touched on the truth that plenty of people and teams are calling for “The Nearer” to be pulled from Netflix due to alleged transphobic feedback he made in it, Deadline reported. 

“If that is what being canceled is about, I adore it,” Chappelle mentioned. “I don’t know what to inform you, besides I’m a nasty motherf—er.”

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Host and comic Jay Leno acquired candid about how cancel tradition has modified the principles of comedy. 

Throughout an look on the “PEOPLE Each Day” podcast, the 71-year-old comic emphasised that the one option to survive was to alter.

“I believe it is like another factor, you both change or die,” Leno advised host Janine Rubenstein, echoing feedback he made earlier this month. The previous “Tonight Present” host acknowledged that sexist, racist, and homophobic jokes was accepted within the comedy group.

Jay Leno says comedians needs to adapt to "new rules" of comedy. 

Jay Leno says comedians must adapt to “new guidelines” of comedy. 
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“Now, everyone has a voice,” he mentioned. “You must change the fabric to the occasions you reside in.”

“My perspective is, ‘Look, these are the brand new guidelines,’” Leno added. “You wish to adapt. For those who do not, wonderful. Do not rise up and inform jokes then.”‘

Comic and actor Kevin Hart spoke out about cancel tradition after surviving a marketing campaign on social media that referred to as for the top of his profession.

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The 42-year-old stand-up star confronted intense scrutiny and backlash after previous homophobic tweets resurfaced on-line in 2019 simply as he was purported to host the Oscars.

Hart stepped down from the gig however did not formally apologize on the time saying that he addressed these tweets many occasions earlier than. Hart later mentioned that he regretted how he dealt with the controversy.

Kevin Hart has spoken about his issues with cancel culture in the past. 

Kevin Hart has spoken about his points with cancel tradition up to now. 
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The “Jumanji” star opened up additional in an interview for O, The Oprah Journal‘s Instagram Reside.

“You gotta get to a degree the place you grow to be extra real looking. What I imply about being real looking is: No person’s excellent, no person’s going to be. We’re dwelling in a time the place we’re simply anticipating excellent, as if individuals don’t slip and fall down the steps, or everyone walks straight on a regular basis,” he mentioned. “However you stumble … it’s bizarre to essentially maintain individuals at a stage that they by no means requested to be held at.”

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Hart additional defined, “If infants got here out with all of the data, then what’s the purpose of going from age one by means of 21? You get to 21, and there’s a celebration of you now being an grownup, since you spent these years being a child, doing the issues {that a} child is meant to do. So you possibly can’t maintain me accountable for issues that I did as a child that had been infantile habits, at 21 once I’m now an grownup…effectively from 21, to 31, I used to be a younger grownup, so I didn’t know what life was going to be like as an grownup, so I tousled as a younger grownup.”


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