Chris Rock Says Cancel Culture Has Made Comedy Boring

Chris Rock isn’t feeling “cancel culture.” He says it’s made comedy boring.

“I see a lot of unfunny comedians, I see unfunny TV shows, I see unfunny awards shows, I see unfunny movies — because everybody’s scared to make a move,” he said on The Breakfast Club.

“And that’s not a place to be … Now you got a place where people are scared to talk,” he said, adding, “especially in America.”


He said he didn’t see the point of canceling comedians because if their jokes bombed, they’ve pretty much canceled themselves.

“You don’t really have to cancel us, ‘cos we get the message — they’re not laughing! … When we do something and people aren’t laughing, we get it,” he said.

He’s not the only one who feels this way. Earlier this month, Childish Gambino tweeted something similar.

“We’re getting boring stuff and not even experimental mistakes(?) because people are afraid of getting canceled,” he wrote.

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