Dropping N-Word Sparks Backlash

Video Surfaces of Louis C.K. Using N Word in Front of Chris Rock Jerry Seinfeld & Ricky Gervais

Video Surfaces of Louis C.K. Using N Word in Front of Chris Rock Jerry Seinfeld & Ricky Gervais

The segment from the unscripted special - which sees Rock, Gervais, CK and Jerry Seinfeld talk about what it means to be a comedian - sees Chris calling Louis "the blackest white guy I know".

- Cookie Monster (@Dgebre619) December 23, 2018Ain't nothing gon be amusing or okay about Louis CK saying "nigger" on stage. "Still it says something the only person who was uncomfortable was Seinfeld".

Rock responded emphatically, "Yes, you are the n*ggerest white man I have ever...ugh..."

Twitter, is not cutting slack to either comedian for the comments. Ricky Gervais sure as hell shouldn't have said it and I'm a Ricky Gervais fan and Seinfeld stayed out of it, but that doesn't make him a hero or a saint.

A lot of the backlash was aimed at Rock, who was the only Black person in the room, because he co-signed Louis who hurled the word back and forth with Ricky. "Black people never have and never will give white folks permission to call us that".

We look at Chris Rock as a god of sorts when it comes to the mixture of comedy and consciousness.

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The only one who seemed to realize that it wasn't an appropriate topic of conversation was Jerry Seinfeld.

The 2011 "Talking Funny" clip shows the two comedians sitting with Jerry Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais as C.K. says, "when a black guy gets rich, it's countdown to when he's poor again". Instead, the voice speaking up for blacks was Jerry Seinfeld.

With the clip having been widely circulated over the weekend, C.K., Rock and Gervais were met with fresh criticism on social media.

Chris Rock outta all people. I don't think he has those qualities", before telling Ricky, in relation to using the n-word: "'I wouldn't use it anywhere'. They stated there was no credible evidence that either was actually racist.

Someone pointed out that Gervais just used the word and C.K., laughing, said he and Gervais say it in private, while Seinfeld has probably never said it.

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