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Now that "kramer" has apologised for his racist comments, how about all those black comedians do the same?
you'll never see that happen, , what's good for one is good for the other.black "comedians" put down whites throughout their whole show and white people in audience laughs. stupid political correctness. and stupid whites who laugh at scum like that.
of course i watched it i wouldn't comment on it otherwise
- FieldMouseLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
Honestly, I think it's part of a white backlash. Richards' is probably like many other whites now - tired of the double standard. Our generation had nothing to do with slavery - it's time for Blacks to get on with life and stop pulling the race card as an excuse for anything wrong in their lives.
I see it all day, everyday out in public, on television, everywhere. Especially in the South. Whites have to walk on eggshells not to offend now. But Google the Quanell X name and see that the new leader of the Black Panthers is blatantly racist in public and advocates Blacks going to White suburbs and killing. Bill Cosby makes so much sense in telling Blacks to grow up, take responsibility for their lives - and guess what? They think he's an idiot. Oh, education makes you an Uncle Tom. Give me a break.
It's like a Black neurosurgeon said on NPR - he doesn't visit his home of Harlem anymore because going there is like being in a pot of live crabs. You don't need to put a top on the pot because as soon as one starts to crawl out, the others drag him back down.
- 1 decade ago
I think that Kramer's act wasn't very funny. I viewed the video last night and it seems that he was trying to do his Kramer schick, but it didn't work.
I read that he is suffering from depression and a recovering alcoholic. I heard someone on the radio yesterday that he met Kramer at a party or something and he was very rude and gave him the finger.
Interesting fact about him (Cited from Wikipedia) Richards is a 3° mason, and also holds 33° in the Scottish Rite; he is very active in preservation of masonic research, and in his personal life is an avid reader. He is a member of the following lodges: Riviera Lodge No. 780, Culver City–Foshay No. 467 lodge, Southern California Research Lodge. He is also a Life Member of the Los Angeles Scottish Rite Valley and a Life Member of the Scottish Rite Research Society
I hear that Masons are racist and not open towards Catholics.
I never thought Kramer could be like this. I always was a big fan of his on Seinfeld. I guess whenever I watch the reruns, I will view Kramer in a different light now.
Gee, I wonder why he hasn't broken the Seinfeld Curse.
Elaine did with her new show and it seems to be very successful.
- Rob BLv 41 decade ago
Show me one case of a black comedian verbally attacking someone in a racial manner and I'll agree with you. But you can't. Black comedians have a long history of poking fun at racially charged stereotypes and so do the more clever white ones. But they do it without attacking anyone. Kramer was upset because he was being heckled, so he started spewing racist slurs. It wasn't part of his act and he wasn't trying to be satirical or make a point through humor. He was just out of control. Show me Eddie Murphy, Richard Prior or Chris Rock doing that.
You need to stop being so touchy. Black comedians don't "put down whites" anymore than they put down anyone else and you know it. And black comedians aren't the only ones who can use racial humor. Bill Mahr is white and he routinely makes racially pointed cracks about blacks and others on his show, but he does it to make a point. People may not agree with his views, but they understand that he's making satirical commentary. Kramer was just on a rant.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
ok Kramer's comments were way out of line, but I do feel black comedians for some reason have been given the right to make fun of anyone they want. Meanwhile the rest of the comedians are stuck making fun of their own people or in serious threat of becoming "racists"
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- ValleyVioletLv 61 decade ago
His comments were not a part of a routine. He actually was screaming epithets at the audience. Blacks and Whites alike have racial and racist comments in their routines, sometimes out of irony; other times as a narritive of what they see around them. Right or wrong? Depends on the views of the audience. Personally I do not like racist comments about anyone.
- ?Lv 45 years ago
nicely, that's unquestionably a racially inspired remark.... i think of you may desire to learn the definition of "racist" - a million. the thought that race bills for transformations in human character or skill and that a definite race is greater desirable to others. 2. Discrimination or prejudice in accordance with race. in accordance with that, it sort of feels that this remark isn't unavoidably "racist," yet might nicely be responding to perceived previous discrimination in our government and elected officers. Does that make it racist rapidly? IMO, provided that he's asserting that the full government and each president from right here on out might desire to be black. which could be stretching his which capacity slightly.
- 1 decade ago
"Kramer" said that if two black men in the audience would not shut up, he would tie them upside down by their ankles to a tree like they did '50 years ago'. I watched the footage.
Kramer was hysterical. He was in a rage! He wasn't telling 'jokes'. He was hurling RACIST ABUSE!!! He was THREATENING ACTUAL VIOLENCE. Threatening to kill someone is ILLEGAL!
Kramer should be made by a court of law to do 500 hours of community service in New Orleans helping the homeless. Yes, I'm serious...
I am not black, nor am I American. I am a white Australian man and I think what Kramer said was vile and disgusting.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
I don't agree with your rant at all. Have you watched the videos? The news clips? Kramer actually had an argument with an actual PERSON at the club, not just a race in general. That makes it much more serious. Besides...it's an unspoken rule that blacks are allowed to be racist because of the whole slavery thing.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Being in a codemy club, the people know that things will be said to anyone, about anyone. Laughter is the key. We make fun of ourselves and others. That's comedy. But this guy said the N word MANY times and non of it was in a joking manner because you could hear by his tone that he was pissed and he didn't stop himself after the first N word. He used that word so freely that it sounded, to me, that he uses it in other conversations, not just a comedy act. I don't think it was just that word itself that was wrong but everything that he said. He talked about how 'we' hung blacks 50 yrs ago. There was no reason for his words in any way, shape or form. I heard part of his act prior to his outbreak and he wasn't on a black/white skit then. He was plainly pissed at two men talking & he completely lost his mind.
In my opinion, when people loss control and say the N word and make racial comments, a simple apology isn't enough. If the media hadn't spread it out so fast, would he have apologized so fast? I doubt it. If he loses out on acting roles or being able to play in comedy acts in the future, that'll be fine with me.Source(s): I think it's hard to make racial slurs to white people because we were the ones who forced Africans here to be slaves and we killed many of them. We don't have the same history as they do. For some reason, we are proud of our country though it was the blacks slaves that built it for us. We do owe them respect for the the past and by doing that we have to stop talking with sh*t in our mouths.
- WCLv 71 decade ago
In reality, the race race can only be played ONE WAY, it will not ever be played the opposite way.You have already more, or less answered your own question in your comments.